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Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept Russian Military Reconnaissance Plane
March 29, 2019
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept Russian Military Reconnaissance Plane
The latest Japan Air Self-Defense Force intercept took place on March 27 in the Sea of Japan.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept Russian Military Reconnaissance Plane
Japan to Develop Extended-Range Supersonic Air-to-Surface Missile
March 25, 2019
Japan to Develop Extended-Range Supersonic Air-to-Surface Missile
Japan is set to extend the range of its domestically designed and produced ASM-3 air-launched anti-ship missile.
Japan to Develop Extended-Range Supersonic Air-to-Surface Missile
Japan Scrambles Fighters to Intercept 4 Russian Strategic Bombers and 4 Fighter Jets
February 16, 2019
Japan Scrambles Fighters to Intercept 4 Russian Strategic Bombers and 4 Fighter Jets
This constitutes one of the largest single presence of Russian military aircraft near Japanese airspace in recent years.
Japan Scrambles Fighters to Intercept 4 Russian Strategic Bombers and 4 Fighter Jets
Japan Intercepts Russian Spy Plane
January 23, 2019
Japan Intercepts Russian Spy Plane
Japanese fighters intercepted a Russian Navy maritime patrol aircraft over the Sea of Japan on January 17.
Japan Intercepts Russian Spy Plane
Japan Intercepts 2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Fighter-Bombers
January 17, 2019
Japan Intercepts 2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Fighter-Bombers
Japanese fighter jets intercepted two Su-24 strike attack aircraft in the Sea of Japan on January 16.
Japan Intercepts 2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Fighter-Bombers
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
January 15, 2019
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
The trip spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in the defense aspect of the relationship.
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
Japanese Fighters Intercept Russian Nuclear-Capable Strike Attack Aircraft
December 20, 2018
Japanese Fighters Intercept Russian Nuclear-Capable Strike Attack Aircraft
Japanese fighter jets scrambled to intercept a Russian strike attack aircraft over the Sea of Japan on December 19.
Japanese Fighters Intercept Russian Nuclear-Capable Strike Attack Aircraft
Japan Moves Ahead With Procurement of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
October 16, 2018
Japan Moves Ahead With Procurement of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
Japan has made a final decision to buy 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft from the United States.
Japan Moves Ahead With Procurement of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
Japan Misidentifies Russian Su-35S Fighter Jet Approaching Japanese Airspace
September 25, 2018
Japan Misidentifies Russian Su-35S Fighter Jet Approaching Japanese Airspace
Japan’s Ministry of Defense misidentified a Su-35S Russian fighter jet intercepted by Japanese aircraft on September 19.
Japan Misidentifies Russian Su-35S Fighter Jet Approaching Japanese Airspace
Japan Air Self Defense Force Intercepts Russian Fighter Aircraft
September 20, 2018
Japan Air Self Defense Force Intercepts Russian Fighter Aircraft
Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian fighter jets approaching Japanese airspace on September 19.
Japan Air Self Defense Force Intercepts Russian Fighter Aircraft
US State Department Approves Sale of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft to Japan
September 11, 2018
US State Department Approves Sale of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft to Japan
The total contract value for the nine Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft is estimated at around $3.135 billion.
US State Department Approves Sale of 9 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft to Japan
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept Russian Military Aircraft
September 04, 2018
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept Russian Military Aircraft
Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept three Russian aircraft approaching Japanese airspace on September 1.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept Russian Military Aircraft
Will Japan and the UK Collaborate on Sixth-Generation Tempest Future Fighter Aircraft?
August 02, 2018
Will Japan and the UK Collaborate on Sixth-Generation Tempest Future Fighter Aircraft?
Japan and the United Kingdom are exploring options to collaborate on a new advanced stealth fighter jet.
Will Japan and the UK Collaborate on Sixth-Generation Tempest Future Fighter Aircraft?
India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops
July 23, 2018
India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops
The Japanese defense minister is reportedly arranging a visit to India in August to discuss expanding military exercises between the two countries.
India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops
2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Enter South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone
July 17, 2018
2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Enter South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone
South Korea and Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers approaching the air spaces of both countries.
2 Russian Nuclear-Capable Bombers Enter South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone
F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
May 01, 2018
F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
Getting there won't be easy, but an updated F-22 is, in theory, a formidable concept.
F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
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