Ensigns Haruhisa Kosuge, left, and Shohei Yamaguchi, assigned to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, test the back-up steerin

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PACIFIC OCEAN (June 26, 2011) Ensigns Haruhisa Kosuge, left, and Shohei Yamaguchi, assigned to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, test the back-up steering of the guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) during a joint forces passing exercise. The exercise included six ships from the U.S. and Japan and required the ships to line up in diamond formation and perform various evasive maneuvers, flight operations and mock underway replenishments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominique Pineiro/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (June 26, 2011) Ensigns Haruhisa Kosuge, left, and Shohei Yamaguchi, assigned to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, test the back-up steering of the guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) during a joint forces passing exercise. The exercise included six ships from the U.S. and Japan and required the ships to line up in diamond formation and perform various evasive maneuvers, flight operations and mock underway replenishments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominique Pineiro/Released)