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Japan Plans Large Unmanned Submersibles
November 08, 2018
Japan Plans Large Unmanned Submersibles
New capabilities suggest how Japan plans to defend Senkakus in East China Sea.
Japan Plans Large Unmanned Submersibles
Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
October 12, 2018
Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
The dispute once again illustrates the extent to which history plagues modern Japan-South Korea relations.
Facing 'Rising Sun' Flag Row, Japan Withdraws From International Fleet Review
Japan Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile in Test
September 13, 2018
Japan Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile in Test
Japan and the United States have successfully tested the Aegis ballistic missile defense system on Tuesday.
Japan Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile in Test
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
September 05, 2018
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
Japan is going electromagnetic, with implications for Japanese security policy and the U.S. regional strategy.
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
September 05, 2018
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
Japan’s upgraded Atago-class guided missile destroyer will reportedly be fitted with the supersonic SM-6 missile interceptor.
Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
August 30, 2018
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
The flotilla consists of three ships, including Japan’s largest helicopter destroyer.
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
August 01, 2018
Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
Japan Marine United launched the first of two improved guided missile destroyers earlier this week.
Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops
July 23, 2018
India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops
The Japanese defense minister is reportedly arranging a visit to India in August to discuss expanding military exercises between the two countries.
India, Japan to Hold First-Ever Military Exercises Involving Ground Troops
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’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
July 04, 2018
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
Japan’s largest warship will tour the South China and Indian Ocean for two months beginning in September.
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
India, US, and Japan Conclude ‘Malabar’ Military Exercise
June 19, 2018
India, US, and Japan Conclude ‘Malabar’ Military Exercise
The trilateral naval exercise conducted off the coast of Guam ended on June 16.
India, US, and Japan Conclude ‘Malabar’ Military Exercise
India, US, and Japan to Hold ‘Malabar’ Naval War Games This Week
June 05, 2018
India, US, and Japan to Hold ‘Malabar’ Naval War Games This Week
The trilateral naval exercise has grown in complexity over recent years.
India, US, and Japan to Hold ‘Malabar’ Naval War Games This Week
Japan Debating Size of Sub Killer Aircraft Fleet
May 07, 2018
Japan Debating Size of Sub Killer Aircraft Fleet
The Japanese government is currently deliberating the size of its P-1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet.
Japan Debating Size of Sub Killer Aircraft Fleet
US F-35-Carrying Warship Holds 1st Naval Drill With Japanese Navy
April 13, 2018
US F-35-Carrying Warship Holds 1st Naval Drill With Japanese Navy
The U.S. Navy flattop trained with a Japanese warship for the first time since arriving in Japan earlier this year.
US F-35-Carrying Warship Holds 1st Naval Drill With Japanese Navy
Solving Japan's Joint Operations Problem
January 31, 2018
Solving Japan's Joint Operations Problem
Japan needs its own Goldwater-Nichols, forcing jointness upon the Self Defense Forces.
Solving Japan's Joint Operations Problem
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Hold Massive Naval Drill with South Korean, Japanese Navies in Western Pacific
November 13, 2017
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Hold Massive Naval Drill with South Korean, Japanese Navies in Western Pacific
The U.S. Navy is conducting a three-carrier strike force exercise off the Korean Peninsula from November 11-14.
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Hold Massive Naval Drill with South Korean, Japanese Navies in Western Pacific
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