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Japan Launches 10th Advanced High-Tech Attack Sub
November 09, 2017
Japan Launches 10th Advanced High-Tech Attack Sub
The new diesel-electric attack submarine is expected to be commissioned into the Maritime Self-Defense Force in 2019.
Japan Launches 10th Advanced High-Tech Attack Sub
Japan Commissions New Attack Submarine
March 16, 2017
Japan Commissions New Attack Submarine
The new super quiet diesel electric attack submarine was handed over to the Japanese navy this week.
Japan Commissions New Attack Submarine
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
April 21, 2016
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
The Australian government has allegedly ruled out Japan's sub bid, according to an Australian media report.
Did Japan Just Lose the Bid to Build Australia's New Subs?
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
April 20, 2016
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
Nichi Gou Trident produces a notable first.
Japanese Submarine Enters Australia’s Waters for First Time Since WWII for Drills
Japan Commissions New Stealth Attack Submarine
March 16, 2016
Japan Commissions New Stealth Attack Submarine
The new diesel-electric attack submarine was handed over to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force last week.
Japan Commissions New Stealth Attack Submarine
Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill
March 11, 2016
Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill
Is Tokyo showcasing its high-tech submarine to boost its chances to win a major defense contract in Australia?
Japan’s Deadliest Sub to Join Australia’s Navy in Military Drill
Japan to Offer Australia Its Top-Secret Submarine Technology
October 07, 2015
Japan to Offer Australia Its Top-Secret Submarine Technology
Tokyo has disclosed additional details of its offer to replace the Royal Australian Navy's Collins-class subs.
Japan to Offer Australia Its Top-Secret Submarine Technology
Japan Approves Disclosing Secret Sub Info to Australia
May 22, 2015
Japan Approves Disclosing Secret Sub Info to Australia
The game is on! Japan officially announces that it will bid for a contract to build 12 submarines in Australia.
Japan Approves Disclosing Secret Sub Info to Australia
How Japan Plans to Conquer the Global Arms Market
May 15, 2015
How Japan Plans to Conquer the Global Arms Market
Tokyo's first arms exhibition in decades illustrates its ambitions to become a global supplier of military hardware.
How Japan Plans to Conquer the Global Arms Market
Tokyo's Subs Might Not Be Best Option for Australia
May 07, 2015
Tokyo's Subs Might Not Be Best Option for Australia
Despite sharing classified data, the Australian submariner community remains skeptical of the Soryu-class submarines.
Tokyo's Subs Might Not Be Best Option for Australia
Will Japanese Subs Be Built in Australia?
March 31, 2015
Will Japanese Subs Be Built in Australia?
Remarks by a retired Japanese Vice Admiral could be a "game changer" in the race for Australia's biggest-ever arms deal.
Will Japanese Subs Be Built in Australia?
Will the United States Help Taiwan Build Submarines?
March 13, 2015
Will the United States Help Taiwan Build Submarines?
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is visiting Taipei to discuss technical aid for domestic submarines.
Will the United States Help Taiwan Build Submarines?
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