Here is an overview of the naval programs in Japan's latest defense budget for FY2022, which is to date, the largest ever.
Tag Archives : Japan
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.
10 Nov 2021
A German frigate named Bayern, the third ship of the Brandenburg-class frigate, docked in Tokyo on November 5, 2021. It is the first time in 20 years that a German warship has docked in a Japanese port.
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.
20 Oct 2021
A local shipyard today launched the first of two Yard Oiler Tankers for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
14 Oct 2021
Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) launched today "Hakugei" at its shipyard in Kobe. It is the second of the new Taigei-class, the latest class of advanced diesel electric submarines (SSK) for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).