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Philippines’ Duterte First Head of State to Visit Japan’s Largest Warship
June 05, 2017
Philippines’ Duterte First Head of State to Visit Japan’s Largest Warship
The Philippine president purportedly expressed his willingness to deepen defense cooperation with Japan while onboard.
Philippines’ Duterte First Head of State to Visit Japan’s Largest Warship
South China Sea: Japan’s Largest Warship Concludes Drill With US Navy Littoral Combat Ship
May 20, 2017
South China Sea: Japan’s Largest Warship Concludes Drill With US Navy Littoral Combat Ship
The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and U.S. Navy completed a passing exercise in the South China Sea this week.
South China Sea: Japan’s Largest Warship Concludes Drill With US Navy Littoral Combat Ship
Japan Dispatches Biggest Warship to Protect US Navy Vessel, Putting New Security Law to Work
May 09, 2017
Japan Dispatches Biggest Warship to Protect US Navy Vessel, Putting New Security Law to Work
Japan has issued its first order to protect a U.S. Navy warship under the country’s new security legislation.
Japan Dispatches Biggest Warship to Protect US Navy Vessel, Putting New Security Law to Work
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
April 13, 2017
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
Japan is preparing to send several warships to waters off the Korean peninsula.
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan
March 23, 2017
Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan
The first two of five TC-90s are expected to arrive next week.
Philippines to Receive First 2 Aircraft From Japan
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
March 23, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
Japan’s newest surface combatant entered service on March 22.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Commissions Second Helicopter Carrier
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
March 18, 2017
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship to the disputed waters.
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force to Send Largest Carrier to the South China Sea
US Clears Sale of Advanced Surface-to-Air Missiles to Japan
July 22, 2016
US Clears Sale of Advanced Surface-to-Air Missiles to Japan
The U.S. State Department approved the sale of 246 missiles to be used for anti-air warfare at sea.
US Clears Sale of Advanced Surface-to-Air Missiles to Japan
After the <em>Izumo</em>, What's Next for Japan's Navy?
March 30, 2015
After the Izumo, What's Next for Japan's Navy?
Japan has its largest post-war helicopter carrier -- how will it use it?
After the Izumo, What's Next for Japan's Navy?
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
August 14, 2014
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Regular visits by officials not only anger Japan’s neighbors, but can erode the separation of church and state.
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Japan Pushes for Stronger Ties with Southeast Asia
May 28, 2014
Japan Pushes for Stronger Ties with Southeast Asia
Japan extends economic and military incentives in hopes of rebalancing Southeast Asia.
Japan Pushes for Stronger Ties with Southeast Asia
Abe’s Next Steps Toward Collective Self-Defense
May 15, 2014
Abe’s Next Steps Toward Collective Self-Defense
The LDP is seeking to unite the coalition government in order to enshrine collective self-defense by year’s end.
Abe’s Next Steps Toward Collective Self-Defense
Beijing: No Meeting Between Chinese, Japanese Naval Chiefs
April 22, 2014
Beijing: No Meeting Between Chinese, Japanese Naval Chiefs
China stressed there would be no one-on-one contact with the visiting Japanese delegation at this week's symposium.
Beijing: No Meeting Between Chinese, Japanese Naval Chiefs
Japan’s Grandstanding in the East China Sea
August 08, 2013
Japan’s Grandstanding in the East China Sea
The Naval Diplomat salutes the nonchalance with which Japan “unveiled” its new carrier-like helicopter destroyer.
Japan’s Grandstanding in the East China Sea
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