Izumo


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Izumo

(ēzo͞o`mō), city (1990 pop. 82,679), Shimane prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on the Hii River. It is an important railway and road hub and stock-raising center. Its smaller industries include silk manufacture, woodworking, and brewing. The Izumo Taisha, Shinto's oldest and second most important shrine, is to the northwest.
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USA Today reports two aircraft carriers, the American USS Ronald Reagan and the Japanese JS Izumo, were among 36 warships and dozens of aircraft that were reviewed by Japan's Maritime Self Defense Force in a ceremony held every three years.
Navy Sailors from Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka were the first American service members to be welcomed aboard the JS Izumo (DDH 183), the largest Japanese naval ship built since World War II, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan April 30.
To view the photo gallery, click here The Izumo with a crew of 470 sailors is a highly visible example of how Japan is expanding the capability of its military to operate overseas and enters service as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks lawmaker approval to loosen the restraints of Japan's pacifist post-war constitution.
Berth occupancy was 45% at the port on Friday where five ships namely APL Oman,Lilly Schulte,ER Denmark, Izumo Princess and Ioicos legacy are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, crude oil and canola, respectively during last 24 hours.
The Izumo protein displayed on the sperm that recognizes the egg was identified in 2005 by Japanese researchers but its mate on the egg has remained a mystery, however, researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have identified a single protein that paired with Izumo and is necessary for fertilization and have named it Juno.
JAL will also be increasing certain domestic routes with additional daily frequencies, including flights between Haneda and Sapporo, Osaka and Izumo.
They also stated that, Izumo will also be utilized for offshore helicopter maintenance operations and replenishing other MSDF ships.
Aoyama Gakuin University, which won the Izumo Ekiden that marks the beginning of the collegiate ekiden for male university students, was sixth while All-Japan Collegiate Ekiden champion Komazawa University could only manage ninth.
Helen Moss, on the following topics: Izumo no Okuni: The Woman who founded Kabuki; Japanese Classical Dance and its Props; Geisha.
Izumo and CGM Strauss sailed out to sea on Thursday morning.
Under the enhanced agreement between the two oneworld alliance partners Cathay Pacific's CX code will be placed on certain Japan Airlines domestic services between Haneda Airport in Tokyo and Izumo, Miyazaki, Misawa, Matsuyama, Nagasaki, Oita, Tokushima and Ube as well as between Narita and Nagoya and Sapporo and Nagoya.