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  • Source Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi on Thursday welcomed Britain’s plan to dispatch an aircraft carrier strike group to waters in the western Pacific amid China’s growing maritime assertiveness. Durin ...
  • Source What are the threats to international society? We can discuss this subject from various points of view. If we focus on the balance of power among countries, then the growth in national power of ...
  • On December 25, 2020, Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced that it would include the procurement cost of the new "ASM-3A" supersonic anti-ship missile in its defense budget request for fiscal y ...
  • Japan’s defense budget for fiscal 2021 will be around ¥5.34 trillion ($51.5 billion), a record high for the seventh straight year, government sources said Wednesday. The government plans to make Japan ...
  • Japan has extended its naval defence mission in the Middle East for one year, local media reported today. The Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) mission will remain in the region for "intelligence-gat ...
  • Source The announcement confirms that it is a French amphibious group (ARG) that will be sent to Japan next year, and not the carrier strike group (CSG). In addition, the Royal Navy will send its airc ...
  • According to multiple Japanese media reports, the Japanese government is considering to build additional Aegis destroyers for the JMSDF as an alternative solution to Aegis Ashore.
  • Norway-based company KONGSBERG has announced on Tuesday that it has awarded a new contract from Japan to supply the JSM (Joint Strike Missile) for their fleet of F-35 fighter aircraft.  According to a ...
  • TOKYO (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Navy commander in Asia on Thursday welcomed an agreement by Japan and Australia to tighten military cooperation that will bolster the United States in a region where Ch ...
  • Source MELBOURNE, Australia — Japan has launched the first of a new class of multimission frigates, which will incorporate increased use of new technologies such as unmanned systems and reduced radar ...
  • MELBOURNE, Australia — Japan has named Mitsubishi Heavy Industries as the prime contractor to build its next-generation fighter jet, with the Defense Ministry announcing earlier Friday that it signed ...
  • Source Japan plans to sign an agreement with Vietnam to allow it to export defense equipment and technology to the country, part of a move to strengthen defense capabilities of Indo-Pacific nations to ...
  • MELBOURNE, Australia — Japan is set to continue its recent trend of setting new records for its annual defense budgets, with the country continuing to cast a wary eye on China’s military modernization ...
  • TOKYO - Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force said Saturday it will conduct a joint exercise with the United States, South Korea, and Australia in the Pacific waters off Guam through Sunday. The drill, ...
  • The UK has secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation and will increase trade with Japan by an estimated £15.2 billion. The UK ...
  • Japan and India have signed a military pact enabling them to exchange supplies and logistical support, the Japanese government said Thursday, as part of efforts to step up security cooperation in the ...
  • TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan wants to reach broad consensus with the United Kingdom on trade this week, a Japanese government official said, signalling Tokyo’s desire to make progress on the bilateral trad ...
  • Japan sets its sights on ‘Six Eyes’ intelligence status

    25 Aug 2020 Daishi Abe and Rieko Miki, Nikkei staff writers
    Japan is eager to expand co-operation with the “Five Eyes” intelligence-sharing alliance that includes the US and the UK, defence minister Taro Kono told Nikkei, expressing hopes for the framework tha ...
  • Pakistan, Japan discuss defence, security cooperation

    07 Aug 2020 Sana Jamal Correspondent | Gulf News
    Pakistan Army Chief Gen Bajwa holds talks with Japan’s Defence Minister to strengthen ties
  • UK and Japan rush to secure post-Brexit trade deal

    05 Aug 2020 FT | George Parker and Leo Lewis
    Britain and Japan will on Thursday attempt to thrash out a post-Brexit free trade agreement, although the UK admits a deal might only boost British GDP by 0.07 per cent and would be a bigger prize for ...
  • Japan confirms timeline for next-gen air superiority fighter jet

    13 Jul 2020 Stephen Kuper, Defence Connect
    With regional tensions mounting and China’s own fifth-generation air superiority fleet growing, the Japanese government has announced it will redouble its efforts to design and produce a domestic, six ...