VIDEO: U.S. and Japan Train for Mine Countermeasures

Published on August 9, 2017 by Nicholas Hoffman

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 and members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) participate in 2JA Mine Countermeasure Exercise (2JA MCMEX) July 17-30, 2017. 2JA MCMEX is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. Navy and JMSDF to strengthen interoperability and increase proficiencies in mine countermeasure operations. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alfred A. Coffield)