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    USARJ G3 and JGSDF 4th Field Artillery Group commander sign the memorandum of agreement for live fire during Orient Shield 21-2 [Image 1 of 6]

    USARJ G3 and JGSDF 4th Field Artillery Group commander sign the memorandum of agreement for live fire during Orient Shield 21-2

    HOKKAIDO, JAPAN

    06.28.2021

    Photo by Maj. Elias Chelala 

    U.S. Army Japan

    Col. Cory Delger, U.S. Army Japan deputy chief of staff, and Col. Takahiro Tokudome, 陸上自衛隊 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Northern Army, 4th Field Artillery Group commander, signed the memorandum of agreement permitting the use of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) to live-fire at Yausubetsu Training Area during exercise Orient Shield 21-2 on June 28.
    The recent live-fire exercise, which was conducted by the 17th Field Artillery Brigade in conjunction with the JGSDF and aligns with U.S. firing protocol, marks the first long-range precision live fire in the history of Orient Shield.
    Orient Shield is the largest U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force bilateral field training exercise being executed in various locations throughout Japan to enhance interoperability and test and refine multi-domain and cross-domain operations.
    (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Elias M. Chelala)

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    Date Taken: 06.28.2021
    Date Posted: 07.02.2021 09:55
    Photo ID: 6718857
    VIRIN: 210628-A-RG339-701
    Resolution: 5661x4372
    Size: 3.17 MB
    Location: HOKKAIDO, JP

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