PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 20, 2020) - Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ship JS Ashigara (DDG 178) participates in a replenishment-at-sea with U.S. Navy fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020.(Courtesy of JMSDF via DoD)
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