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Japan to Invest in AI-Enabled Maritime Surveillance Platforms
November 11, 2019

Japan to Invest in AI-Enabled Maritime Surveillance Platforms

By Ankit Panda
AI and machine learning will reduce demands on human analysts.

Japan Officially Selects F-35B for Its STOVL Fighter
August 18, 2019

Japan Officially Selects F-35B for Its STOVL Fighter

By Ankit Panda
The aircraft will eventually see action off refitted Izumo-class light carriers.
Understanding Civil-Military Relations and Anti-Submarine Warfare
August 16, 2019

Understanding Civil-Military Relations and Anti-Submarine Warfare

By Robert Farley
Civil-military relations may explain the Chinese navy’s approach to anti-submarine warfare.

2019 Kicks Off With US and Allies Present in Indo-Pacific’s Disputed Waters
January 23, 2019

2019 Kicks Off With US and Allies Present in Indo-Pacific’s Disputed Waters

By Ankit Panda
The United States is networking with allies across the South and East China Seas.

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

By Ankit Panda
Tokyo canceled further consultations with Seoul over the December 20 incident between the two sides.

Japan, South Korea in Row Over Alleged Radar-Lock Incident
December 26, 2018

Japan, South Korea in Row Over Alleged Radar-Lock Incident

By Ankit Panda
Seoul denies that its warship deliberately locked on to a Japanese military aircraft.

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

By Ankit Panda
This year's Keen Sword exercise features a focus on amphibious operations.
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

By Ankit Panda
The incident was caught on tape by a Japanese television network.

South Korea's Second Dokdo-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

By Robert Farley
South Korea is wealthy enough and has a sufficiently robust shipbuilding industry to try its hand at larger carriers.

Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
May 06, 2018

Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region

By Ankit Panda
Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?

Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
May 02, 2018

Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B

By Franz-Stefan Gady
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.
Japan Activates Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade
April 09, 2018

Japan Activates Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade

By Ankit Panda
Japan activates its equivalent of a marine unit for the first time since World War II.

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