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The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships JS Ohnami, JS Hamagiri, and JS Enshu have joined the JCG ships Izanami and Kano and USS Dewey (DDG 105). A U.S. P-8 Poseidon aircraft is working in concert with two JMSDF Helicopters and a JMSDF P-3 Orion aircraft to search the area.
originally posted by: violet
a reply to: eriktheawful
So it's like a fierce barking guard dog that's had its teeth pulled.
originally posted by: ANNED
The biggest ship has the right of way a DDG can turn a lot faster then a container ship.
I wonder if it was something dumb like a radar set for 10 mile range and the bridge crew thought it was set for a 50 mile range.
The range setting on a radar repeater has caused a number of collisions over the years.