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Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings

Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing […]


US, Japan Agree to Expand Security, Defense Cooperation

US, Japan Agree to Expand Security, Defense Cooperation

In a joint statement today, U.S. and Japanese diplomatic and military leaders agreed to revise the 1997 Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, increase security and defense collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, and advance the realignment of American troops […]


Japan Plans Airborne Warning and Control System Upgrade

Japan Plans Airborne Warning and Control System Upgrade

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of an E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Mission Computing Upgrade (MCU) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated […]


American, Japanese snipers train on common ground

American, Japanese snipers train on common ground

American and Japanese snipers came together to exchange their knowledge and learn from each other to enhance their combat readiness Sept. 5, at the Yakima Training Center, Wash. They focused on target detection, reconnaissance techniques and cover and concealment. The […]


Four China ships in disputed zone: report

Four China ships in disputed zone: report

Four Chinese coastguard ships on Friday entered disputed waters near East China Sea islands at the centre of a bitter row with Tokyo, according to a report. Jiji press said the ships entered waters around Uotsurijima, one of the five […]


Japan eyes defence budget increase, Marines-like unit

Japan eyes defence budget increase, Marines-like unit

Japan’s defence ministry is looking for its biggest budget hike in two decades, partly to create a Marines-like force, it revealed Friday, as neighbors fret about Tokyo’s rising assertiveness. Military bosses want more than 4.8 trillion yen ($49 billion) — […]


China will defend its maritime rights: defense minister

China will defend its maritime rights: defense minister

Military relations between China and the United States are steadily improving but Beijing remains determined to defend its maritime rights, the country’s defense minister said Monday during a US visit. Although General Chang Wanquan and his US counterpart, Pentagon chief […]


China unveils coast guard to handle sea conflict

China unveils coast guard to handle sea conflict

China’s new unified coast guard agency has gone into operation, state media reported Tuesday amid maritime disputes with its neighbors, and experts said more ships will be armed as a result. The China Coast Guard integrates the functions of marine […]


China naval fleet seen off northern Japan

China naval fleet seen off northern Japan

A Chinese naval fleet was Sunday spotted sailing for the first time through an international strait between northern Japan and Russia’s far east, the Japanese defence ministry said. The two missile destroyers, two frigates and a supply ship passed through […]


 
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