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US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet
May 04, 2017
US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet
A U.S. defense company has been awarded a contract to improve the AH-64DJP Apache’s vision.
US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet
US, Japan Practice Defending Ryukyu Islands
February 10, 2017
US, Japan Practice Defending Ryukyu Islands
The U.S. Marine Corps and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force kicked off their annual Iron Fist Exercise this week.
US, Japan Practice Defending Ryukyu Islands
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
December 23, 2016
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
The defense budget approved by Japan’s cabinet will see a moderate 1.4 percent increase from the previous year.
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike
Reluctant Military Power: Japan Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo
December 22, 2016
Reluctant Military Power: Japan Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo
Japan will oppose a U.N. Security Council resolution that would impose an arms embargo on South Sudan.
Reluctant Military Power: Japan Opposes South Sudan Arms Embargo
Japan’s Military Deploys Abroad With New Rules of Engagement
November 22, 2016
Japan’s Military Deploys Abroad With New Rules of Engagement
The Japanese government has approved new duties for Japanese peacekeepers in South Sudan.
Japan’s Military Deploys Abroad With New Rules of Engagement
Deterring China: Japan to Develop New Anti-Ship Missile for Defense of Senkakus
August 15, 2016
Deterring China: Japan to Develop New Anti-Ship Missile for Defense of Senkakus
Tokyo intends to deploy a new anti-ship missile to deter Chinese advances in the East China Sea.
Deterring China: Japan to Develop New Anti-Ship Missile for Defense of Senkakus
The JGSDF Has Answers to Questions From US PACOM Commander
July 06, 2016
The JGSDF Has Answers to Questions From US PACOM Commander
Japan's Ground Self Defense Forces can help the U.S. Army establish coastal defense in the Asia-Pacific.
The JGSDF Has Answers to Questions From US PACOM Commander
New Radar Facility: Japan Expands Military Presence in East China Sea
March 29, 2016
New Radar Facility: Japan Expands Military Presence in East China Sea
The new surveillance station will be capable of monitoring Chinese activities in the East China Sea.
New Radar Facility: Japan Expands Military Presence in East China Sea
Japan’s Elite Amphibious Assault Force Trains With US Marines
January 28, 2016
Japan’s Elite Amphibious Assault Force Trains With US Marines
US Marines teach Japanese soldiers how to fight from the sea in a bilateral military exercise.
Japan’s Elite Amphibious Assault Force Trains With US Marines
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget
December 28, 2015
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget
Japanese defense spending will increase 1.5 percent during the next fiscal year.
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget
100 Percent of Targets Destroyed: Japan Is Testing New Missile in US
November 13, 2015
100 Percent of Targets Destroyed: Japan Is Testing New Missile in US
The Japanese military has been conducting missile drills at a US test site.
100 Percent of Targets Destroyed: Japan Is Testing New Missile in US
Japan’s Defense Ministry Wants Record Military Budget for 2016
September 01, 2015
Japan’s Defense Ministry Wants Record Military Budget for 2016
If approved, the new defense budget would be Tokyo’s largest in 14 years.
Japan’s Defense Ministry Wants Record Military Budget for 2016
Japan's Navy: Sailing Towards the Future
January 21, 2013
Japan's Navy: Sailing Towards the Future
While China’s growing naval power grabs headlines, Japan’s evolving navy might just be the real story.
Japan's Navy: Sailing Towards the Future
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