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Japan Orders Northrop AQS-24A Airborne Mine-Hunting System

Japan Orders Northrop AQS-24A Airborne Mine-Hunting System

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been competitively selected to supply the AQS-24A airborne mine-hunting system to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. Under the initial contract, Northrop Grumman’s Undersea Systems business unit will deliver the airborne mine-hunting system to Kawasaki Heavy Industries […]


Japanese American Soldiers will receive Congressional gold medal

Japanese American Soldiers will receive Congressional gold medal

More than 1,500 Japanese American representatives, including Soldiers, widows and family members associated with the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442d Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service, collectively known as “Go for Broke,” will descend upon the nation’s capital this […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Ready for Japan

Eurofighter Typhoon Ready for Japan

BAE Systems, with the full support of the UK Government, the Eurofighter partner companies and nations together with the Sumitomo Corporation, has today submitted a response to Japan’s requirement for a new fighter aircraft to the Japanese Ministry of Defence […]


South Korea to build naval base near disputed island

South Korea to build naval base near disputed island

South Korea will build a naval base near an island claimed by both Seoul and Tokyo so that its warships can deploy faster than Japan’s in case of disputes, a lawmaker said Wednesday. Chung Mi-Kyung of the ruling Grand National […]


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 […]


 
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