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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.

US, Japan Begin Northern Viper Military Exercise

US, Japan Begin Northern Viper Military Exercise

By Ankit Panda
The exercise, initiated in 2017, takes place on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.
Japan’s Marines Storm Beach Alongside Australian, US Troops

Japan’s Marines Storm Beach Alongside Australian, US Troops

By Franz-Stefan Gady
This year’s Talisman Sabre exercise in Australia included amphibious assault drills involving Japanese, Australian, and U.S. troops.

US Navy Conducts Exercise With Japan’s Amphibious Deployment Brigade

US Navy Conducts Exercise With Japan’s Amphibious Deployment Brigade

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Navy and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force conducted a joint military exercise last week in the Philippine Sea.

India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops

India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Japanese defense minister is reportedly arranging a visit to India in August to discuss expanding military exercises between the two countries.

United States, Australia, Japan Achieve War Games First at RIMPAC on Kauai

United States, Australia, Japan Achieve War Games First at RIMPAC on Kauai

By Jon Letman
Australia, the United States, and Japan focus on improving interoperability with sinking exercise.

Where Is Japan in Its Military Push Under Abe?

Where Is Japan in Its Military Push Under Abe?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Tokyo continues to made inroads in building up its capabilities as it confronts regional security threats.
US, Japan Kick off Joint Military Exercise

US, Japan Kick off Joint Military Exercise

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Marine Corps and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force kicked off their annual Iron Fist Exercise on January 12.

US Army, Japan Ground Self Defense Force Will Conduct SINKEX at RIMPAC 2018

US Army, Japan Ground Self Defense Force Will Conduct SINKEX at RIMPAC 2018

By Steven Stashwick
Ground forces will test ability to project sea control from land with mobile missile systems.

US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet

US to Upgrade Japan’s Attack Helicopter Fleet

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A U.S. defense company has been awarded a contract to improve the AH-64DJP Apache’s vision.

US, Japan Practice Defending Ryukyu Islands

US, Japan Practice Defending Ryukyu Islands

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Marine Corps and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force kicked off their annual Iron Fist Exercise this week.
Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike

Japan Approves Modest Defense Budget Hike

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The defense budget approved by Japan’s cabinet will see a moderate 1.4 percent increase from the previous year.

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