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Japan to Buy AIM-120C7 AMRAAM Missiles

Japan to Buy AIM-120C7 AMRAAM Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for AIM-120C7 AMRAAM missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $33 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


Japan wants its own early-warning planes: report

Japan wants its own early-warning planes: report

Japan’s defence ministry wants to develop its own early-warning aircraft, replacing US-made planes as the Chinese and Russian air forces grow more assertive, a report said Sunday. The ministry has asked for an initial 80 million yen ($642,000) from the […]


Japan Unveils Stealth Fighter Test Bed

Japan Unveils Stealth Fighter Test Bed

Japan will begin test flights next year to determine whether the country has the right stuff to build a fighter jet without relying on Western contractors. The Ministry of Defense plans to seek around 40 billion yen ($384 million) in […]


Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report

Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report

A group of major Japanese firms are planning a test flight next year for the nation’s first homegrown stealth fighter jet, a report said Tuesday. The consortium — led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries — is developing a jet that has […]


Japan to launch military space force: report

Japan to launch military space force: report

Japan is planning to launch a military space force by 2019 that would initially be tasked with protecting satellites from dangerous debris orbiting the Earth, a report said. The move is aimed at strengthening Japan-US cooperation in space, and comes […]


Japan gives Vietnam six ships to boost maritime patrols

Japan gives Vietnam six ships to boost maritime patrols

Japan said Friday it would give Vietnam six vessels to boost the communist country’s capacity to patrol its territorial waters, amid a bitter maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea. The deal for the six used vessels, worth […]


Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start war games

Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start war games

The United States, India and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pacific, beefing up naval ties as they warily eye an increasingly assertive China and its military buildup. Warships from the three countries are to […]


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 […]


 
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