US, Japanese forces in amphibious drill off Guam

U.S. and Japan Self Defense Force service members are set to carry out amphibious operations off of Guam and Tinian ...

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Japan, UK, US Navy chiefs sign maritime cooperation treaty

UK’s Royal Navy is likely to join Japan and U.S. in their South China Sea patrols following a trilateral ...

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Australian-hosted exercise Kakadu begins in Darwin

The 13th iteration of the Australian-hosted multinational maritime exercise Kakadu 2016 began with an opening ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier hosts Japan's defense minister

Japan’s defense minister visited together with the country’s navy chiefs the U.S. Navy’s only ...

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Pacific Partnerships wraps Palau portion aboard JS Shimokita

Pacific Partnership 2016 departed Palau on August 15 aboard JS Shimokita (LST 4002) after completing two weeks of ...

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Japanese, Korean and US destroyers to be equipped with AEGIS

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $490 million contract to equip additional Japanese, Republic of Korea ...

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Japanese destroyers welcome public aboard in Germany

Two Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships pulled into the German international port of Rostock for a four-day ...

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Post-RIMPAC exercise garners five nations

Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Royal Australian Navy ...

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British mine experts observe Japanese 2JA 2016 drill

Royal Navy mine disposal experts watched their Japanese counterparts work during the large-scale exercise 2JA 2016. ...

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JMSDF training squadron to visit Lithuania

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Training Squadron is scheduled to conduct a friendly port visit to Klaipėda ...

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Japan, US conclude mine countermeasure drill 2JA 2016

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) mine countermeasures units completed the mine ...

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RIMPAC 2016: USS Pearl Harbor hosts mine-diver drill

Divers from U.S. and Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and German Armed Forces conducted ...

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Trilateral ballistic missile defense exercise concludes

Exercise Pacific Dragon, the third biennial drill between U.S., Japan and Republic of Korea navies, took place from ...

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Chinese spy ship enters Japan waters shadowing Malabar 2016

A Chinese spy vessel entered Japanese waters as it shadowed the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS ...

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US, India and Japan kick off Malabar 2016

Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States started the annual exercise Malabar ...

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JMSDF ships train with Spanish frigate in Gulf of Aden

Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently participated in an exercise ...

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Japanese training squadron visits Pearl Harbor

A three-ship Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) training squadron (JTS) began a three-day port visit at ...

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IMCMEX a platform of cooperation for JMSDF and Royal Navy

Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships worked worked closely with Royal Navy’s HMS Middleton ...

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GE Marine to provide gas turbines for Japanese new destroyer

GE Marine Solutions, a subsidiary of the U.S. engineering giant General Electric, announced it would provide two ...

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JMSDF Representatives tour HMS Raleigh

Representatives from the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have been given a tour of the facilities used ...

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Japanese submarine enters Sydney for first time since WWII

Royal Australian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ships have gathered in Sydney to conduct the ...

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