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Pompeo seeks faster progress with North Korea after rockets

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that negotiations with North Korea were going too slowly after Pyongyang fired two more short-range projectiles. Pompeo...

US approves $3.3bn sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan

Washington approved the $3.3 billion sale of anti-ballistic missiles to Japan Tuesday, following close behind a series of new ballistic missile tests by North...

Naval Ships Converge for Talisman Sabre ’19

CORAL SEA: Seventeen ships from the United States, Australia, Canada and Japan sailed together in formation for a massive photo exercise July 10, to...

Japan’s Okinawa to vote on controversial US base move

Okinawa (Japan): Residents of Japan's Okinawa go to the polls Sunday in a closely watched referendum on the controversial relocation of a US military...

Pentagon Conducts Latest Successful Test of US-Japan Interceptor

The U.S. military on Tuesday successfully conducted a test of a new ballistic-missile interceptor system, which is being co-developed with Japan. The launch marks the...

Japan mulling purchase of 100 F-35 US stealth fighters

TOKYO: Japan is considering buying up to 100 F-35 stealth fighters from the US for more than US$8.8 billion as it seeks to counter...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with...

North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on...

Airmen, F-35 Jets Return from Japan Deployment

Airmen and F-35A aircraft from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned here May 4-5 following a six-month deployment...

Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails again

A test of a US missile interceptor failed in Hawaii on Wednesday (Jan 31), a defence official said, marking the second such unsuccessful attempt...