USS Shiloh returns to Japan following deployment in 5th, 7th Fleet

November 19, 2021

Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet:

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) returned to Yokosuka, Nov. 19, following a six-month deployment across the 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

Shiloh, along with the embarked “Saberhawks” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77, departed Yokosuka in May. They conducted passing exercises with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) in May and June. Along with the Navy’s only forward-deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), the ship transited through the Strait of Malacca on June 18 and participated in joint, simultaneous multi-domain operations with the Indian Navy and Air Force from June 23-24, marking the first naval integration event off the west coast of India since MALABAR 2020…

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