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Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement
February 27, 2018
Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement
Tokyo rolls out yet another activity as part of its increased regional defense engagement with Southeast Asia.
Japan’s New ASEAN Defense Initiative in the Spotlight with First Disaster Relief Engagement
Naval Visit Puts Japan-Brunei Defense Ties in the Headlines
February 06, 2018
Naval Visit Puts Japan-Brunei Defense Ties in the Headlines
Goodwill visit comes amid an active 2018 start for defense relations between the two sides.
Naval Visit Puts Japan-Brunei Defense Ties in the Headlines
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
November 29, 2017
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
The engagement holds broader significance in the context of broader security relations between the two sides.
Japan Destroyer Visits Philippines Amid Maritime Security Boosts
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
November 25, 2017
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
The expanded version of a maritime exercise offered a glimpse into ongoing cooperation in this realm.
ASEAN-Japan Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight With Philippines Exercise
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
November 23, 2017
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
Tokyo’s capacity-building assistance is part of a broader trend of continued security cooperation in the Duterte era.
Japan-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with New Vessels
What’s Next for Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties?
November 02, 2017
What’s Next for Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties?
A closer look at the outlook for the relationship following a recent bilateral meeting.
What’s Next for Japan-Vietnam Defense Ties?
Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters
October 31, 2017
Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters
The subtle change is not without significance for both sides and the wider region.
Why Japan’s New Military Aircraft Gift to the Philippines Matters
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
August 15, 2017
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
Though specifics are still unclear, a transaction mulled by the two sides reflects their ongoing defense cooperation.
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
Japan-ASEAN Cyber Cooperation in the Spotlight
February 24, 2017
Japan-ASEAN Cyber Cooperation in the Spotlight
News of a new training program highlights Tokyo’s important and growing role as an ASEAN partner in the cyber realm.
Japan-ASEAN Cyber Cooperation in the Spotlight
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role
February 23, 2017
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role
Tokyo’s defense forces conducted their first drill outside of Japan alongside Asia’s largest multinational exercise.
Japan’s First Overseas Military Drill Spotlights Growing Security Role
Will Japan Join Trilateral ASEAN Patrols in the Sulu Sea?
February 16, 2017
Will Japan Join Trilateral ASEAN Patrols in the Sulu Sea?
A closer look at a move that has been subject to much speculation.
Will Japan Join Trilateral ASEAN Patrols in the Sulu Sea?
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
January 17, 2017
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
In Hanoi, Shinzo Abe reiterates that Japan will sell Vietnam six new patrol boats.
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
November 26, 2016
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
Tokyo reveals a new initiative to advance security cooperation with the regional bloc.
Japan Reveals First ASEAN Defense Initiative With 'Vientiane Vision'
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