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Japan’s Selects Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter for Special Operations

STRATFORD: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the National Police Agency (NPA) in Japan has selected the S-92 helicopter to conduct search and rescue and...

US, Japan agree to set up official talks on nuclear deterrence

Tokyo: The United States on Saturday agreed with Japan to set up an official talks on ways to boost the nuclear deterrence it provides...

Japan mulls new missile defence system: report

Tokyo: Japan is considering introducing a new type of missile defence system to counter airborne attacks, notably from North Korea, a local newspaper said...

Eurofighter Ready to Tackle Export Markets

Japan is a target within Eurofighter reach, particularly after the US decision to cut F-22 Raptor production. Before then, the company looks to the...

KC-767J Aerial Refueling Tankers Join Active Air Wing in Japan

ST. LOUIS: The Boeing Company today announced that three KC-767J aerial refueling tankers recently achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC) and have been placed in...

Japan to relax arms export ban

Tokyo: Japan has decided to relax its self-imposed ban on arms exports to allow more joint development and production of weapons with other nations,...

India, Japan, US Foster Relationships During MALABAR

PACIFIC OCEAN: The Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy expanded their maritime partnerships during exercise MALABAR 2009, held off...

Japan to help dismantle Russian submarines

Tokyo: Japan will give another four billion yen (40 million dollars) towards an international project to dismantle decommissioned Russian nuclear submarines in the Far...

LRAD Deployment by Japan Helps Thwart Pirate Attack

SAN DIEGO, CA: American Technology Corporation (ATC), a leading innovator of directed sound products and technologies, announced today that its LRAD 1000X directed sound...

Helicopter pilots train Japanese forces on air refueling

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan: A team of HH-60G Pave Hawk pilots here provided a three-day intensive course on air refueling to Japanese Self Defense...