Japanese destroyers JDS HARUSAME (DD102) and JDS AMAGIRI (DD154) provide escort for a group of ships transiting the Gulf of Aden. A simple escorted convoy, it reduces the likelihood of success of pirate attacks. A helicopter overhead provides both scouting and quick reaction.
Here are photo of what it looks like from an escorted ship:
Photos courtesy of Bryan.
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