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...
Author Archives : Yoshihiro Inaba
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.
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 ...