U.S. Navy Begins Tomahawk Missile Training for Japanese Forces - USNI News

The U.S. Navy began training Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force personnel on the Tomahawk cruise missile this week, according to a Thursday statement by Japan Defense Minister Minoru Kihara. In his statement, Kihara said that the Ministry of Defense and Japan Self Defence Forces will strengthen its stand-off defense capabilities to disrupt and defeat the forces invading Japan early and from far away. “As a part of our effort, regarding Tomahawk, the United States Navy has been conducting a training course for JMSDF personnel starting from March 25th,” read the statement, which also claimed the U.S. will “conduct such training every