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Japan Dispatches Biggest Warship to Protect US Navy Vessel, Putting New Security Law to Work
May 09, 2017
Japan Dispatches Biggest Warship to Protect US Navy Vessel, Putting New Security Law to Work
Japan has issued its first order to protect a U.S. Navy warship under the country’s new security legislation.
Japan Dispatches Biggest Warship to Protect US Navy Vessel, Putting New Security Law to Work
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
March 23, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
Japan’s newest surface combatant entered service on March 22.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
March 18, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship to the disputed waters.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan Launches New Helicopter Destroyer
August 29, 2015
Japan Launches New Helicopter Destroyer
Tokyo unveils its second Izumo-class helicopter carrier.
Japan Launches New Helicopter Destroyer
Japan's New Helicopter Carrier: Bad News for Chinese Subs?
March 28, 2015
Japan's New Helicopter Carrier: Bad News for Chinese Subs?
Japan now has all the building blocks to field a powerful carrier strike group.
Japan's New Helicopter Carrier: Bad News for Chinese Subs?
Japan Mulls Aircraft Carrier Future?
January 15, 2014
Japan Mulls Aircraft Carrier Future?
Japan will reportedly fly surveillance drones from its destroyers as a possible prelude to building aircraft carriers.
Japan Mulls Aircraft Carrier Future?
A New Washington Naval Conference for Asia?
November 26, 2013
A New Washington Naval Conference for Asia?
With an Asian naval buildup underway, perhaps history can offer some inspiration.
A New Washington Naval Conference for Asia?
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
October 10, 2013
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
Japan’s security policies are widely misunderstood. With some better prioritizing, Abe could help correct that.
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
August 26, 2013
Is China Building an “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise?”
A new report suggests China isn’t building a second carrier but rather a new amphibious assault ship.
Is China Building an “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise?”
Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
August 07, 2013
Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
China is unnerved by Japan’s 22DDH-class (Izumo) helicopter destroyer, which is a destroyer in name only.
Japan’s Unveils “Aircraft Carrier in Disguise”
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