The JMSDF tracked the Chinese aircraft carrier, two guided-missile destroyers, two multi-role warships and one supply-class fast combat support ship as they passed 262 miles southwest of Nagasaki's Danjo Islands about 7 p.m. on April 10, according to a defense ministry Joint Staff official.
ROC and Japan kept watch on the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning and its strike group as they steamed through the Miyako Strait and past Taiwan over the weekend.
The Liaoning and five accompanying warships passed through the 155-mile-wide strait halfway between the Japanese islands of Okinawa and Miyako on Saturday, turned south and passed east of Taiwan on Sunday.
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, as Japanese Navy.
※fast combat support ship：
US Navy's largest combat logistics ship, designed as an oiler, ammunition and supply ship.
Chinese PLA Navy's Type 901 fast combat support ship is heavily based on the US Navy's Supply-class fast combat support ship.