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Japan Releases Audio of Alleged Radar Lock-On Incident With South Korean Warship
January 22, 2019
Japan Releases Audio of Alleged Radar Lock-On Incident With South Korean Warship
Tokyo canceled further consultations with Seoul over the December 20 incident between the two sides.
Japan Releases Audio of Alleged Radar Lock-On Incident With South Korean Warship
Japan, South Korea in Row Over Alleged Radar-Lock Incident
December 26, 2018
Japan, South Korea in Row Over Alleged Radar-Lock Incident
Seoul denies that its warship deliberately locked on to a Japanese military aircraft.
Japan, South Korea in Row Over Alleged Radar-Lock Incident
US, Japan Move Into Final Portion of Keen Sword 2018 Bilateral Military Exercises
November 07, 2018
US, Japan Move Into Final Portion of Keen Sword 2018 Bilateral Military Exercises
This year's Keen Sword exercise features a focus on amphibious operations.
US, Japan Move Into Final Portion of Keen Sword 2018 Bilateral Military Exercises
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
September 10, 2018
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
The incident was caught on tape by a Japanese television network.
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
South Korea's Second <em>Dokdo</em>-class Assault Carrier and the Future of the ROKN
May 17, 2018
South Korea's Second Dokdo-class Assault Carrier and the Future of the ROKN
South Korea is wealthy enough and has a sufficiently robust shipbuilding industry to try its hand at larger carriers.
South Korea's Second Dokdo-class Assault Carrier and the Future of the ROKN
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
May 06, 2018
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
May 02, 2018
Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
A study commissioned by Japan’s Ministry of Defense concludes that its latest class of helicopter destroyers can be turned into full-fledged aircraft carriers.
Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
Japan Activates Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade
April 09, 2018
Japan Activates Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade
Japan activates its equivalent of a marine unit for the first time since World War II.
Japan Activates Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade
Japan to Study Feasibility of New Long-Range Radar Site in Western Pacific
April 04, 2018
Japan to Study Feasibility of New Long-Range Radar Site in Western Pacific
Interest in the radar is spurred by increasing Chinese military activity in the western Pacific Ocean.
Japan to Study Feasibility of New Long-Range Radar Site in Western Pacific
Source: Japan's Largest Warship Was Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
February 27, 2018
Source: Japan's Largest Warship Was Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
Blueprints reveal that Japan's latest class of helicopter destroyers has been designed to operate the F-35B.
Source: Japan's Largest Warship Was Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
Japan Plans to Convert the <em>Izumo</em>-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
January 07, 2018
Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
Recent Japanese Ministry of Defense leaks are suggestive of plans to convert these so-called helicopter destroyers.
Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
India-Japan-US Malabar 2017 Naval Exercises Kick Off With Anti-Submarine Warfare in Focus
July 10, 2017
India-Japan-US Malabar 2017 Naval Exercises Kick Off With Anti-Submarine Warfare in Focus
This exercise is the first to involve a carrier from each of the navies.
India-Japan-US Malabar 2017 Naval Exercises Kick Off With Anti-Submarine Warfare in Focus
China Defense Ministry: 'Military Will Not Sit Idle' if Japan Expands Involvement in South China Sea
September 30, 2016
China Defense Ministry: 'Military Will Not Sit Idle' if Japan Expands Involvement in South China Sea
The Chinese Ministry of National Defense warns Japan against getting too involved in the South China Sea.
China Defense Ministry: 'Military Will Not Sit Idle' if Japan Expands Involvement in South China Sea
Japan Set to Intensify South China Sea Involvement
September 17, 2016
Japan Set to Intensify South China Sea Involvement
Despite Chinese warnings, Japan isn't about to leave the South China Sea.
Japan Set to Intensify South China Sea Involvement
A First: Japanese and US Navies Hold Exercise in South China Sea
October 31, 2015
A First: Japanese and US Navies Hold Exercise in South China Sea
Following Malabar 2015, a Japanese destroyer and a U.S. carrier are exercising together in the South China Sea.
A First: Japanese and US Navies Hold Exercise in South China Sea
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
July 23, 2014
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
Tokyo is accelerating its timetable for acquiring two additional Aegis-equipped ballistic missile defense ships.
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
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