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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...

Tokyo simulates first military attack since WWII amid North Korea threat

Hundreds of Tokyo residents scrambled for cover Monday (Jan 22) in the Japanese capital's first evacuation drill for a military attack since World War...

Japan tracks Chinese frigate near disputed isles

Japan said Thursday (Jan 11) it was tracking a Chinese frigate in waters surrounding islands in the East China Sea, the first such incursion...

Likelihood Of “Preemptive War” With North Korea Grows, Warns US Lawmaker

A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that the United States moves closer to preemptive war with North Korea every time Pyongyang carries out a...

US, South Korea begin largest-ever joint air drill

The US and South Korea on Monday kicked off their largest ever joint air exercise, an operation North Korea has labeled an "all-out provocation",...

North Korea Launches ICBM

The Defense Department detected and tracked a single North Korea missile launch today at about 1:17 p.m. EST, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Robert Manning...

North Korea says it is nuclear state with US in missile strike range

North Korea said Wednesday it had achieved its goal of becoming a nuclear state after successfully testing a new intercontinental ballistic missile that put...

UN chief strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test and urged Pyongyang to "desist taking any further destabilising steps". "This is...

First Japanese-Built F-35B Lands at Misawa AB

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan: A Defense Contract Management Agency government flight representative landed the first Japanese-made F-35B on Misawa AB's runway, Nov. 2. Maj. Elijah...