Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force relies on Thales and MHI to equip itself with the latest generation of high-resolution synthetic aperture sonar...
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19 Nov 2020
Japanese shipyard Mitsui E & S Shipbuilding Co., Ltd in Okayama launched today a new type of next generation frigate for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) known as 30FFM.
18 Nov 2020
On October 29, 2020, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) demonstrated the General Atomics' MQ-9B SeaGuardian capabilities to local media...
20 Oct 2020
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), kicked off a series of validation flights on Oct. 15 for Japan Coast Guard (JCG) in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. GA-ASI is working with Asia Air Survey (AAS) in Japan to conduct the flights.
14 Oct 2020
Japan's newest submarine “Taigei” (previously known as 29SS) was launched today at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) shipyard in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture.
05 Oct 2020
The budget request calls for (1) addressing electronic warfare, cyber warfare, and the use of ...
30 Sep 2020
The US State Department this week approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan for RAM Block 2 Tactical Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of $55.3 million.
21 Sep 2020
Two Future Multi-Mission Frigates (FFM or 30FFM) are starting to take shape at two shipyards in Japan. Images and videos obtained by Naval News from local shipspotters show the integrated mast has been fitted. Both hulls should be ready for launch before the end of the year.
20 Aug 2020
The Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD) released last month its 2020 "Defense Of Japan" annual white paper. The document provides an overview of the security environment surrounding Japan, outlines Japan's security and defence policy and details the equipment and programs that will be funded
13 Aug 2020
A USAF B-1B bomber from Guam conducted joint missions with Japanese F-2s & F-15s and with the USS Reagan Carrier Strike Group on Aug 7 in the IndoPacific region to improve interoperability & readiness.