Here are the latest details on the Aegis system-equipped vessels (ASEVs), Japan's future ballistic missile defense (BMD) ships.
Author Archives : Yoshihiro Inaba
17 Aug 2022
On August 2, 2022, Japan’s major newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reported that the Japanese Ministry of ...
30 Jun 2022
Japan's MoD announced that a company has been selected to build the next generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) that will be operated by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
03 May 2022
Here is an overview of the naval programs in Japan's latest defense budget for FY2022, which is to date, the largest ever.
18 Apr 2022
The modifications to Kaga, second of the Izumo-class helicopter destroyer (DDH) began at the Japan Marine United (JMU) shipyard in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, in late March.
19 Jan 2022
First, in 2021, JSDF units could protect ADF equipment, such as naval vessels and aircraft, ...
27 Nov 2021
From November 19 to 30, 2021, the Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) is conducting a large-scale joint exercise known as 03JX.
02 Nov 2021
On October 12, 2021, BAE Systems held a press conference for the Japanese media, where they announced the establishment of a local corporation in Japan.