Here are the latest details on the Aegis system-equipped vessels (ASEVs), Japan's future ballistic missile defense (BMD) ships.
Tag Archives : Japan
26 Aug 2022
Japan has invited South Korea to its 2022 fleet review which marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Japanese Maritime Self-defense Force (JMSDF)...
17 Aug 2022
On August 2, 2022, Japan’s major newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reported that the Japanese Ministry of ...
20 Jun 2022
Interview with the Commander of the JMSDF training squadron, Rear Admiral Komuta.
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.
03 Feb 2022
Shin Kurushima Hashihama Dockyard launched "YOT-02" on 2 February 2022. The vessel is the second of two Yard Oiler Tankers for the JMSDF.
09 Dec 2021
The U.S. Marines and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, alongside elements from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army, kicked off their largest bilateral training exercise of the year with Resolute Dragon 2021. The exercise is taking place at multiple training locations across Japan from Dec. 4-17.
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.