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Massive search underway after JASDF F-35A goes missing

An international search is underway in the Pacific Ocean for a Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) F-35A fighter ...

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Japan commissions tenth Soryu-class submarine JS Shoryu

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force welcomed its tenth Soryu-class submarine into service in a delivery and ...

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Second US, UK, Japan drill starting this week

Assets from the navies of Japan, the UK and US are scheduled top take part in their second trilateral exercise ...

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Japan commissions second Asahi-class destroyer JS Shiranui

Japan’s second Asahi-class destroyer, the JS Shiranui, entered Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ...

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US submarine joining Japan's "Submarine Competition"

An unidentified US Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine is set to take part in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense ...

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US, Japan hone maritime patrol coordination

Maritime patrol squadrons from the US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force met up for a coordinated ...

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Japan releases audio in radar lock-on dispute with S. Korea

After first releasing video footage of an incident in which a South Korean destroyer allegedly trained its ...

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Wasp ARG trains with JMSDF transport dock in East China Sea

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

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Video: ROK destroyer's radar lock-on on JMSDF P-1

Japan’s defense ministry has released footage of an incident on December 20 in which a Republic of Korea Navy ...

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US, UK, Japan kick off trilateral Asia-Pacific drill

Ships and submarines from the navies of Japan, the UK and US gathered in waters south of Japan for the first ...

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USS Ronald Reagan on joint deployment with JS Hyuga

Ships from the US Navy’s Japan-based carrier strike group centered around aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan ...

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Australian, Japanese, US minehunters conclude 3JA 2018

Mine countermeasures ships from the navies of Australia, Japan and the US completed the annual Mine Warfare ...

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Japan mulls turning helicopter destroyer into F-35B carrier

Japan is considering turning one of its helicopter destroyers into a “multi-purpose aircraft carrier” ...

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Pentagon clears sale of SM-3 missiles to JMSDF

The US State Department has approved a possible sale of eight Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B missiles and ...

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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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