While the ASEAN 2017 summit in the Philippines is ongoing, here’s a video of US Navy Carl Vinson Strike Group and the Japan Navy Destroyer at the Philippine Sea.
It was reported on April 21; The pilot was forced to eject from an F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet while attempting to land aboard the USS Carl Vinson. The incident took place in the Celebes Sea near the island of Mindanao.
And now together with Japanese Navy, they are in the Philippine Sea to test their maritime capability.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JS Ashigara (DDG 178), left front, and JS Samidare (DD 106), left rear, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), center rear, and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), right rear, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), right front, during a transit the Philippine Sea.
And a flyby of Two F/A-18 Super Hornets from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) Two and two F-15 Eagles from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force over the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers.