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Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research: report

Japan, Britain to launch joint missile research: report

Japan and Britain are to jointly develop missile technology for fighter jets, while Tokyo may also start exporting Japanese-made parts for US surface-to-air missiles, a report said Thursday. The plan — which comes months after Japan lifted a self-imposed ban […]


Japan set for first arms export under new rules: report

Japan set for first arms export under new rules: report

Japan is set to approve its first arms export following relaxation of its self-imposed ban, as the nation aims to boost its global military and economic presence, a report said Sunday. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries plans to export a high-performance sensor […]


Chinese Military Modernization and Force Development: Chinese and Outside Perspectives

Chinese Military Modernization and Force Development: Chinese and Outside Perspectives

The Burke Chair at CSIS has developed a new analysis of the trends in Chinese military strategy and forces entitled Chinese Military Modernization and Force Development: Chinese and Outside Perspectives. This report provides a comprehensive update of previous Burke Chair […]


Defense Officials Hail Japanese Decision on Self-Defense Law

Defense Officials Hail Japanese Decision on Self-Defense Law

Defense officials today welcomed an announcement by the Japanese government that it would seek a change to the policy regarding the country’s collective self-defense. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement that the change will enable the Japan Self-Defense […]


Historic shift as Japan expands scope of military

Historic shift as Japan expands scope of military

Japan on Tuesday loosened the bonds on its powerful military, proclaiming the right to go into battle in defence of allies, in a highly controversial shift in the nation’s pacifist stance. After months of political horsetrading and browbeating of opponents, […]


Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

Misawa Launches First Global Hawk

The RQ-4 Global Hawk made its first operational flight out of Misawa Air Base on June 6. The flight marked two milestones: the first time an RQ-4 mission has flown out of Japan, and the first operational mission flown out […]


Japan, Australia eye submarine deal and closer military ties

Japan, Australia eye submarine deal and closer military ties

A huge submarine deal is on the table this week when Japan and Australia meet to shore up their military relationship, as the security architecture of the Asia-Pacific shifts to meet the challenge of a rising China. Japanese Foreign Minister […]


Mine Countermeasures Ship Replacements Depart for Japan

Mine Countermeasures Ship Replacements Depart for Japan

The Avenger class mine countermeasure ships USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Chief (MCM 14) were loaded onto the ocean-going heavy lift ship as final preparations are made to get underway for their new homeport in Sasebo, Japan, May 31, […]


China hits back at US, Japan for ‘provocative’ remarks

China hits back at US, Japan for ‘provocative’ remarks

China denounced Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday for “provocative” remarks accusing Beijing of destabilizing actions in contested Asian waters. Lieutenant General Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of the general staff of the People’s […]


 
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