Here is an overview of the naval programs in Japan's latest defense budget for FY2022, which is to date, the largest ever.
Author Archives : Yoshihiro Inaba
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.
11 Oct 2021
According to the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD)’s budget request for FY2022 announced on August 30, 2021, the budget includes the cost to modify the Lockheed Martin SPY-7 radar in order to operate it at sea...
30 Sep 2021
On August 31, 2021, Japan's Ministry of Defense (MOD) announced its FY2022 budget request. Here are some of the key points of interest, related to the maritime domain.
31 Aug 2021
Images taken by local photographers show that Japan started testing a new unmanned surface vessel (USV) currently under development for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
20 Jul 2021
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.