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Japan to launch satellites to monitor oceans

Japan to launch satellites to monitor oceans

Japan is planning to launch satellites to monitor the world’s oceans, a report said Sunday, as Chinese government ships plied waters around islands controlled by Tokyo and claimed by Beijing. The Cabinet office plans to launch nine satellites in the […]


F-15 crashes in Pacific, pilot safe

F-15 crashes in Pacific, pilot safe

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan: Japan Air Self Defense Force rescue squadron crews safely recovered the pilot who ejected from a Kadena-based F-15 aircraft over the Pacific Ocean approximately 70 miles east of Okinawa at around 9 a.m. May 27. The […]


Japan Police Agency Acquires Four Eurocopters

Japan Police Agency Acquires Four Eurocopters

Eurocopter Japan recently signed contracts with Japan’s National Police Agency for a total of four helicopters. Comprising two medium-class and two twin-engine light helicopters, the new acquisitions will be deployed to Hyogo Prefectural Police (EC155 B1), Hiroshima Prefectural Police (AS365 […]


Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs

Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs

Hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday Tokyo could mount a military response if foreign submarines enter its territorial waters while underwater, as Japan and China continue to squabble over islands. Abe’s comment came after Japan’s Defence Ministry said a […]


China military planes flew close to disputed isles: report

China military planes flew close to disputed isles: report

Chinese military planes, mostly fighter jets, made more than 40 flights close to Tokyo-controlled islands at the center of a territorial dispute on a single day this week, a press report said Saturday. The flights took place on Tuesday, when […]


Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japan would respond with force if China attempts to land on the disputed Senkaku Islands, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Parliament. Abe was responding to a question about what he was prepared to do if Chinese ships sailing close […]


Langley F-22s, Airmen Integrate with Kadena Operations

Langley F-22s, Airmen Integrate with Kadena Operations

Kadena offers everything from aircraft hangars to radios, ensuring the 94th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Langley Air Force Base, Va., is fully able to integrate its F-22 Raptor squadron into daily operations here. The fifth-generation aircraft’s deployment to Kadena, which […]


Taiwan adds new ships to patrol disputed islands

Taiwan adds new ships to patrol disputed islands

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday unveiled two new ships that will join the patrol in waters off disputed islands in the East China Sea at the centre of a regional territorial row. “We will gradually build up our capabilities […]


Carter Visits Asia to Discuss Common Security Challenges

Carter Visits Asia to Discuss Common Security Challenges

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to Asia to meet with U.S. allies and partners and continue defense consultations on a range of common security challenges. Carter will visit defense and government officials in Yokota, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; […]


 
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