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Japan and the Philippines Increase Their Focus on Island Defense

Japan and the Philippines Increase Their Focus on Island Defense

By Christopher Woody
Growing Chinese assertiveness in the East and South China seas has forced the two U.S. allies to reorient their defense strategies.

Japan Has More to Do to Bolster Its Defense

Japan Has More to Do to Bolster Its Defense

By TSURUTA Jun
The problem lies in the gray zone.
Japan Confirms New Missile Deployments to Ryukyu Islands

Japan Confirms New Missile Deployments to Ryukyu Islands

By Steven Stashwick
Anti-air and anti-ship missiles will be sent to Ishigaki-jima in 2022.

Japan’s Arms Exports: A Prudent Possibility Amid Enduring Challenges

Japan’s Arms Exports: A Prudent Possibility Amid Enduring Challenges

By John Wright
Japan needs to urgently address key structural problems in order to build an export-driven defense industry.

An Inoffensive Quest: Can Japan’s Defense Exports Take Off?

An Inoffensive Quest: Can Japan’s Defense Exports Take Off?

By John Wright
Japan’s quest for an arms manufacturing industry is intimately linked with its self-perception as a “normal” power. How has it fared so far?

Japan Rethinks Its Approach to Arms Deals With the United States

Japan Rethinks Its Approach to Arms Deals With the United States

By Tom Corben
Recent decisions suggest Tokyo is fundamentally reconsidering how it engages with Washington on arms procurement.

The Significance of a New Japan-Philippines Air Defense Radar System Deal

The Significance of a New Japan-Philippines Air Defense Radar System Deal

By Prashanth Parameswaran
If the deal is finalized as reports suggest, it would have strategic significance for Japan’s growing regional security role and for the bilateral relationship.
Japan-Brunei Military Relations in Focus with Naval Visit  

Japan-Brunei Military Relations in Focus with Naval Visit  

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent trip spotlighted some of the ongoing defense activities in the maritime aspect of bilateral ties.

Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces Take to the Waves

Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces Take to the Waves

By Mina Pollmann
The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARBD) is set up to conduct landing operations to retake Japanese territory.

Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement

Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Tokyo rolls out yet another activity as part of its increased regional defense engagement with Southeast Asia.

Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters

Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The subtle change is not without significance for both sides and the wider region.
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role

Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Tokyo’s defense forces conducted their first drill outside of Japan alongside Asia’s largest multinational exercise.

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