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North Korea Friday launched a long-range rocket that disintegrated soon after blastoff in what the United States and Asian nations condemned as a "provocative"...

Armoured vehicles provide the world's militaries with important mobility and protection in hostile environments. Despite reduced defence budgets affecting many of the world's leading...

Japan's defence minister on Friday ordered missile defence systems to be prepared so the military could shoot down a North Korean long-range rocket if...

Japanese Defence Minister Naoki Tanaka has said Tokyo may try to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it heads towards Japanese territory or...

Military helicopters play a vital role for armed forces throughout the world, aiding ground and naval troops within varying combat and humanitarian scenarios. The...

Thousands of US Marines could leave Japan's Okinawa island before a controversial American base is closed, Washington and Tokyo announced Wednesday, in the latest...

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force has purchased four helicopter-mountable, laser mine detection systems to help protect its coastline and the daily maritime traffic coming...

Two bilateral command post exercises with Japan kicked off yesterday and today, reflecting the growing strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region as outlined in...

The Army's top-ranking officer was in Japan Jan. 19 to meet with senior leaders from both the U.S. and Japanese militaries and governments to...

As America's focus shifts to the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Pacific Fleet is well-placed to protect national interests and connect with regional nations, Pacific...