Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in Nagasaki launched today "Noshiro", the third Mogami-class vessel. Also known as 30FFM, it is a next generation frigate for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
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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".
16 May 2021
Amphibious exercise ARC 21 kicked off on 12 May 2021 with the Royal Australian Navy, Marine Nationale, JMSDF and US Navy...
11 May 2021
A ceremony was held today at Ainoura station, Sasebo, Nagasaki prefecture, Japan, for the start of the training phase of ARC21.
07 May 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced that a U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk and a U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton will soon deploy to Japan. The deployment of an MQ-4C Triton high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to japan will mark a first.
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 ...
01 Apr 2021
Japan Coast Guard (JCG) will expand its fleet with two new H225 helicopters, taking its total Super Puma fleet up to 17, comprising two AS332s and 15 H225s.