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USS <em>Ronald Reagan</em>, JS <em>Izumo</em> Conduct Bilateral Exercises in South China Sea
June 26, 2019
USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Conduct Bilateral Exercises in South China Sea
For the second time this month, the two flattops conducted naval drills in the contested waters.
USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Conduct Bilateral Exercises in South China Sea
Vietnam, Japan Conduct Naval Exercise
June 19, 2019
Vietnam, Japan Conduct Naval Exercise
The Vietnamese People’s Navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force held a joint naval exercise earlier this week.
Vietnam, Japan Conduct Naval Exercise
Japan’s Largest Flattop Visits Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port
June 17, 2019
Japan’s Largest Flattop Visits Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port
The first-of-class JS Izumo made a port call in Vietnam this month, as part of its annual Indo-Pacific deployment.
Japan’s Largest Flattop Visits Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port
US, Japan Aircraft Carriers Conduct Naval Exercise in South China Sea
June 12, 2019
US, Japan Aircraft Carriers Conduct Naval Exercise in South China Sea
The U.S. and Japanese carriers jointly participated in a number of naval drills to enhance interoperability between the two navies.
US, Japan Aircraft Carriers Conduct Naval Exercise in South China Sea
Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Carrier to Visit Vietnam This Month
June 10, 2019
Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier to Visit Vietnam This Month
As part of its Indo-Pacific deployment this year, the JS Izumo is slated to make a port call in Vietnam.
Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier to Visit Vietnam This Month
Alessio Patalano on Japan’s Growing Naval Power
June 04, 2019
Alessio Patalano on Japan’s Growing Naval Power
Aircraft carriers and F-35B stealth fighters: Japan is incrementally building up its offensive maritime capabilities.
Alessio Patalano on Japan’s Growing Naval Power
Trump Tours Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
May 28, 2019
Trump Tours Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
The U.S. president boarded the flattop along with the Japanese prime minister on May 28 wrapping up his Japan trip.
Trump Tours Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
Japanese Flattop and Destroyer Conduct Joint Naval Drill With Indian Stealth Frigate
May 27, 2019
Japanese Flattop and Destroyer Conduct Joint Naval Drill With Indian Stealth Frigate
Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force conducted a joint exercise in the Andaman Sea last week.
Japanese Flattop and Destroyer Conduct Joint Naval Drill With Indian Stealth Frigate
Trump to Inspect Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
May 09, 2019
Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
The U.S. president will likely board the Japanese flattop during a state visit to Japan in late May.
Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
Here Come Japan’s Aircraft Carriers
February 01, 2019
Here Come Japan’s Aircraft Carriers
The modification of the Izumos will upend nearly seven decades of defense thinking in Japan, and across East Asia.
Here Come Japan’s Aircraft Carriers
Japan Approves Plans to Convert <i>Izumo</i>-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
December 19, 2018
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
Japan’s two largest warships will be converted into aircraft carriers over the next five years.
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
Japan to Convert <i>Izumo</i>-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier
December 12, 2018
Japan to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force plans to upgrade one of its flattops into a full-fledged aircraft carrier.
Japan to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier
The <em>Izumo</em>-class's VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power
November 30, 2018
The Izumo-class's VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power
How many carrier-based F-35s will Japan operate?
The Izumo-class's VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
August 30, 2018
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
The flotilla consists of three ships, including Japan’s largest helicopter destroyer.
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
July 04, 2018
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
Japan’s largest warship will tour the South China and Indian Ocean for two months beginning in September.
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
Japan to Dispatch <em>Izumo</em>-class Carrier to South China Sea, Indian Ocean
July 04, 2018
Japan to Dispatch Izumo-class Carrier to South China Sea, Indian Ocean
2018 will become the second consecutive year for a Japanese Izumo-class deployment to the Indian Ocean.
Japan to Dispatch Izumo-class Carrier to South China Sea, Indian Ocean
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