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Japan Debates Sending Warships to Strait of Hormuz
July 16, 2019
Japan Debates Sending Warships to Strait of Hormuz
Sending Japanese warships to the Strait of Hormuz could trigger a strong public backlash.
Japan Debates Sending Warships to Strait of Hormuz
Japan's Biggest Warship Offers Clue to Military Ambitions
July 04, 2019
Japan's Biggest Warship Offers Clue to Military Ambitions
Japan is preparing to reconfigure the Izumo to accommodate U.S. stealth fighters, including F-35Bs.
Japan's Biggest Warship Offers Clue to Military Ambitions
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer Completes Second Round of Sea Trials
July 02, 2019
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer Completes Second Round of Sea Trials
The new surface combatant capable of ballistic missile defense is set to be commissioned in March 2020.
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer Completes Second Round of Sea Trials
USS <em>Ronald Reagan</em>, JS <em>Izumo</em> Conduct Bilateral Exercises in South China Sea
June 26, 2019
USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Conduct Bilateral Exercises in South China Sea
For the second time this month, the two flattops conducted naval drills in the contested waters.
USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Conduct Bilateral Exercises in South China Sea
Vietnam, Japan Conduct Naval Exercise
June 19, 2019
Vietnam, Japan Conduct Naval Exercise
The Vietnamese People’s Navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force held a joint naval exercise earlier this week.
Vietnam, Japan Conduct Naval Exercise
Japan’s Largest Flattop Visits Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port
June 17, 2019
Japan’s Largest Flattop Visits Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port
The first-of-class JS Izumo made a port call in Vietnam this month, as part of its annual Indo-Pacific deployment.
Japan’s Largest Flattop Visits Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Port
US, Japan Aircraft Carriers Conduct Naval Exercise in South China Sea
June 12, 2019
US, Japan Aircraft Carriers Conduct Naval Exercise in South China Sea
The U.S. and Japanese carriers jointly participated in a number of naval drills to enhance interoperability between the two navies.
US, Japan Aircraft Carriers Conduct Naval Exercise in South China Sea
Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Carrier to Visit Vietnam This Month
June 10, 2019
Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier to Visit Vietnam This Month
As part of its Indo-Pacific deployment this year, the JS Izumo is slated to make a port call in Vietnam.
Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier to Visit Vietnam This Month
Trump Tours Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
May 28, 2019
Trump Tours Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
The U.S. president boarded the flattop along with the Japanese prime minister on May 28 wrapping up his Japan trip.
Trump Tours Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
Japanese Flattop and Destroyer Conduct Joint Naval Drill With Indian Stealth Frigate
May 27, 2019
Japanese Flattop and Destroyer Conduct Joint Naval Drill With Indian Stealth Frigate
Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force conducted a joint exercise in the Andaman Sea last week.
Japanese Flattop and Destroyer Conduct Joint Naval Drill With Indian Stealth Frigate
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
May 20, 2019
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
The La Perouse Exercise featured a French aircraft carrier and Australian submarines.
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
Trump to Inspect Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
May 09, 2019
Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
The U.S. president will likely board the Japanese flattop during a state visit to Japan in late May.
Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
Japan Sub-Hunting Planes Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in India
April 25, 2019
Japan Sub-Hunting Planes Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in India
India and Japan conducted an anti-submarine warfare exercise off the western coast of India on April 24.
Japan Sub-Hunting Planes Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in India
Japan, UK, US to Hold Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Western Pacific
March 13, 2019
Japan, UK, US to Hold Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Western Pacific
For the second time in three months the three countries are holding an anti-submarine warfare exercise in Asian waters.
Japan, UK, US to Hold Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Western Pacific
Japan Commissions New Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyer
March 06, 2019
Japan Commissions New Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyer
The second Asahi-class guided missile destroyer was commissioned in late February.
Japan Commissions New Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyer
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
February 13, 2019
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
A U.S. Navy submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Submarine Competition this week.
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
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