Counter-piracy operation Haka kicks off in Gulf of Aden

A counter-piracy operation conducted by the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) is currently underway in the Gulf of ...

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Australian minehunters joining US, JMSDF mine warfare drill

Mine countermeasure ships from the navies of the US and Japan will be joined by their Australian counterparts for a ...

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US, Japanese Navy test LCAC interoperability in Sasebo

US Navy’s forward-deployed Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 conducted landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) ...

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MHI gets funds to build first new multirole frigates

Japan’s defense ministry has awarded Mitsubishi Heavy Industries a contract to build the first two of a new ...

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Los Angeles-class sub joins exercise Keen Sword

The US-Japanese exercise Keen Sword is joined by the staff of Commander, Submarine Group 7 (CSG7) and crew of a Los ...

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USS Ronald Reagan, JS Kirisame end joint Philippine Sea tour

Ships from the US Navy’s Ronald Reagan carrier strike group and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JSMDF) ...

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US-Japanese exercise Keen Sword gets underway in Japan

The US and Japan started their biennial exercise Keen Sword at military installations throughout Japan and ...

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RCN ships joining US-JMSDF drill Keen Sword for first time

Two Royal Canadian Navy ships will be joining US and Japan Self Defense Force units for exercise Keen Sword which ...

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USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo train in Philippine Sea

US Navy aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) met up with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter ...

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Helicopter carrier JS Kaga in India for joint ASW drill

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) helicopter carrier JS Kaga and guided-missile destroyer JS Inazuma ...

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New Japan amphibious brigade joins US-Philippine naval drill

The newly established Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARDB) embarked a ...

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Japan launches first lithium-ion battery powered submarine

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has launched the 11th Soryu-class submarine for the ...

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HMS Argyll trains with JS Kaga en route to South China Sea

Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll on Wednesday joined a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force task group led by ...

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Japan sends JS Kuroshio on ASW drill in South China Sea

A Japanese Oyashio-class submarine joined a number of other JMSDF units for an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) drill ...

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Japanese destroyer tests ballistic missile defense system

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) guided missile destroyer JS Atago (DDG-177) has successfully ...

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Wasp ARG meets with JMSDF in Philippine Sea

Ships from the US Navy’s Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) met up with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ...

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SNMG1 ships train with JMSDF training squadron in Baltic Sea

NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) met up with a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force training squadron ...

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Ronald Reagan CSG ships train with Japanese destroyer

Forward-deployed ships from the US Navy’s Ronald Reagan carrier strike group (CSG) started bilateral training ...

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UK, Japan staging first bilateral amphibious drill

The UK Royal Navy and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force are scheduled to conduct their first joint amphibious ...

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Japan launches lead Maya-class destroyer

The Japan Marine United Corporation has launched the first of two new improved Atago destroyers for the Japan ...

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India joins annual US-Japanese MCM drill 2JA

US Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) mine countermeasure (MCM) units were joined by their Indian ...

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