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Coast Guards’ Role in the South China Sea
November 17, 2018
Coast Guards’ Role in the South China Sea
Far from being a source of conflict, coast guards can help bolster cooperation between states.
Coast Guards’ Role in the South China Sea
How Defending Fishing Groups Factors Into Japan’s Naval Development
July 07, 2018
How Defending Fishing Groups Factors Into Japan’s Naval Development
The Japanese government aims to increase its naval capabilities to address a wide range of threats and risks.
How Defending Fishing Groups Factors Into Japan’s Naval Development
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
May 11, 2018
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
In postwar Japan, the coast guard has taken a leading role in defending maritime interests.
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Warns Chinese Survey Ship in Exclusive Economic Zone
April 22, 2018
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Warns Chinese Survey Ship in Exclusive Economic Zone
The incident comes as Japan and China agreed to expedite talks on a East China Sea air and sea communication mechanism.
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Warns Chinese Survey Ship in Exclusive Economic Zone
Japan-Malaysia Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Coast Guard Drills
January 30, 2018
Japan-Malaysia Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Coast Guard Drills
Exercises highlight one aspect of ongoing security cooperation between the two countries.
Japan-Malaysia Defense Relations in the Spotlight with Coast Guard Drills
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
January 16, 2018
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
The Japanese defense minister says the Chinese submarine spotted near the Senkaku islands was a Type 093 nuclear attack submarine.
Japan Identifies Chinese Submarine in East China Sea: A Type 093 SSN
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Japan-Administered Waters Near Disputed East China Sea Islands
January 08, 2018
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Japan-Administered Waters Near Disputed East China Sea Islands
The incident is the first of its kind in 2018.
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Japan-Administered Waters Near Disputed East China Sea Islands
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
November 23, 2017
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Tokyo’s capacity-building assistance is part of a broader trend of continued security cooperation in the Duterte era.
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Plans Miyako Island Facility Upgrades
September 24, 2017
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Plans Miyako Island Facility Upgrades
Japan continues to bolster its maritime law enforcement capabilities in the East China Sea.
East China Sea: Japan Coast Guard Plans Miyako Island Facility Upgrades
Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal Fishing
June 19, 2017
Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal Fishing
The exercise took place near Danang and is the first of its kind.
Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal Fishing
China and Japan Holding Maritime Talks to Prevent Maritime Clashes
June 15, 2017
China and Japan Holding Maritime Talks to Prevent Maritime Clashes
Japan wants a “hotline” but China unlikely to moderate its behavior.
China and Japan Holding Maritime Talks to Prevent Maritime Clashes
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
June 08, 2017
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
The arrival of the second OPV from Japan this year emphasizes Tokyo’s role in strengthening the Southeast Asian state’s capabilities.
Why Japan's Malaysia Coast Guard Boost Matters
Japan Eyes New Coast Guard Body for ASEAN States
January 10, 2017
Japan Eyes New Coast Guard Body for ASEAN States
Organization could be a boost for ASEAN-Japan maritime security cooperation.
Japan Eyes New Coast Guard Body for ASEAN States
East China Sea: Japan Rescues Chinese Fishermen Near Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
August 12, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Rescues Chinese Fishermen Near Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
Japan saves 6 Chinese fishermen from their sinking vessel after a collision with a Greek cargo ship.
East China Sea: Japan Rescues Chinese Fishermen Near Disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
Japan Coast Guard Vessel Visits Vietnam Port
July 27, 2016
Japan Coast Guard Vessel Visits Vietnam Port
Visit is first since the two sides signed a coast guard pact last year.
Japan Coast Guard Vessel Visits Vietnam Port
Japan Coast Guard Gets New Helicopter
March 17, 2016
Japan Coast Guard Gets New Helicopter
Airbus Helicopters signed a contract with the Japan Coast Guard this week.
Japan Coast Guard Gets New Helicopter
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