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Japan launches new spy satellite

Japan launches new spy satellite

Japan launched a new spy satellite into orbit Friday, officials said, in its latest effort to beef up surveillance against the threat of North Korean missiles. The Japanese H-2A rocket carrying a new information-gathering optical satellite lifted off at 1:36 […]


Japan Probes Cyberattack on Defense Contractor

Japan Probes Cyberattack on Defense Contractor

Officials in Japan are investigating a cyberattack on defense contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that occurred in August, but was only learned of in the past week. Defense Minister Yasuo Ichikawa said he is not aware that any sensitive information was […]


Russia defends bomber flights near Japan

Russia defends bomber flights near Japan

Russia on Monday defended its strategic bombers’ recent mission near Japan and accused Tokyo of trying to stir up the long-standing territorial row between the two countries. The Russian foreign ministry confirmed that two of its air force’s Tu-95MS nuclear-capable […]


China seeks to dispel fears over military build-up

China seeks to dispel fears over military build-up

China said Wednesday it would avoid “invasion, expansion or war” — but not at the expense of its claims on Taiwan — as it seeks to dispel fears over its military build-up and territorial assertiveness. Washington and China’s neighbours have […]


Japanese coast guard to reinforce border patrol

Japanese coast guard to reinforce border patrol

The Japanese Coast Guard will beef up border patrols following the intrusion of two Chinese ships into Japanese waters, NHK reported. Two Chinese vessels were spotted near the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Wednesday. The islands […]


Japan calls for China to explain aircraft carrier

Japan calls for China to explain aircraft carrier

Japan’s defence minister called on China Friday to explain why it needs an aircraft carrier, after Beijing sparked increased concerns over its military expansion by starting sea trials for the vessel. “As an aircraft carrier, it is of a highly […]


China attacks Japan over defence paper

China attacks Japan over defence paper

China Thursday launched a series of blistering attacks on key rival Japan after a defence paper approved by Tokyo criticised Beijing’s military build-up and growing territorial assertiveness. China’s foreign ministry branded the paper “irresponsible,” insisting Beijing’s drive to modernise its […]


Japan warns of China’s growing naval muscle

Japan warns of China’s growing naval muscle

Japan voiced concern Tuesday over China’s growing assertiveness and widening naval reach in nearby waters and the Pacific and over what it called the “opaqueness” of Beijing’s military budget. In its annual defence report, Tokyo also pointed to threats from […]


Eurofighter Working to Strengthen Strategic Partnership with Japan

Eurofighter Working to Strengthen Strategic Partnership with Japan

Reflecting the strong commitment to deepen the strategic partnership with Japan, the Supervisory Board of Eurofighter GmbH will for the first time hold a board meeting in Tokyo. Senior executives from Eurofighter partner companies (BAE Systems, Alenia Aeronautica, and Cassidian […]


 
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