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The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force Training Squadron 1991 started a visit to Malta on 23.09.91, as part of a training cruise that visited 14 countries. The squadron was composed of the cadet ship JDS Katori (TV3501) and the destroyers JDS Hatsu-Yuki (DD122) and JDS Yamayuki (DD129), which both carried a single Mitsibushi-built Sea King helicopter (or HSS-2B as it is known in JMSDF service).

Sea King 122/8093 122 Squadron/21 Fleet Air Wing Seen on board the JDS Yamayuki. Helicopter carried green, white and red stripes.
Sea King 124/8164   Seen on board the JDS Hatsu-Yuki. Helicopter carried four blue stripes.

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