On June 25, 2021, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) DDH Izumo arrived at its home port, Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, after a year and three months of modifications.
Author Archives : Yoshihiro Inaba
17 Jul 2021
On July 1, 2021, Japan's Acquisition, Technology Logistics Agency (ATLA) released a video on the latest and future equipment of the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF).
24 May 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MOD) is trying to build unique ships that will specialize in ballistic missile defense (BMD) using systems originally procured for a land-based installation known as "Aegis Ashore".
01 May 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) is planning a multihull as one of the proposed designs for the Aegis system equipped ship.
23 Apr 2021
The JCG will proceed with specific studies to introduce unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to conduct maritime surveillance and other operations.
02 Apr 2021
According to Kishi, the new ships will include one medium-sized Logistics Support Vessels (LSV) capable ...
09 Mar 2021
The Japanese government announced in December 2020 a plan to procure two "Aegis System-equipped ships" for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)...
28 Jan 2021
In recent years, Japan has strengthened its security ties with Canada, particularly through the Japan ...
21 Jan 2021
Originally, an extended-range version of the Type 12 SSM was under development and was scheduled ...