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South China Sea: Japan's <em>Izumo</em> Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
June 19, 2017
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
The Izumo additionally escorted U.S. Navy vessels in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
Vietnam: Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier Participates in Major Naval Exercise
May 24, 2017
Vietnam: Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier Participates in Major Naval Exercise
Japan’s largest warship is currently taking part in a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief drill in Vietnam.
Vietnam: Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier Participates in Major Naval Exercise
South China Sea: Japan’s Largest Warship Concludes Drill With US Navy Littoral Combat Ship
May 20, 2017
South China Sea: Japan’s Largest Warship Concludes Drill With US Navy Littoral Combat Ship
The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and U.S. Navy completed a passing exercise in the South China Sea this week.
South China Sea: Japan’s Largest Warship Concludes Drill With US Navy Littoral Combat Ship
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
May 18, 2017
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
The Diplomat's editors discuss recent naval procurement decisions and exercises across the Asia-Pacific region.
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
Is Japan Truly a Powerful Country?
May 13, 2017
Is Japan Truly a Powerful Country?
Japan's true power can only emerge if other countries, including the United States, require it.
Is Japan Truly a Powerful Country?
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's <em>Izumo</em> Helicopter Carrier to Escort US Navy Supply Ship
May 01, 2017
Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier to Escort US Navy Supply Ship
The JS Izumo will have its first deployment alongside a U.S. Navy vessel outside of exercises.
Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier to Escort US Navy Supply Ship
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?
Aircraft Carriers or Not? Flattops in the Pacific
September 08, 2013
Aircraft Carriers or Not? Flattops in the Pacific
A number of countries are building amphibious ships with the potential to operate fixed-wing aircraft. Could an arms race ensue?
Aircraft Carriers or Not? Flattops in the Pacific
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