On December 16, 2022, the Japanese government approved three security-related documents, including a new national security strategy.
Tag Archives : JMSDF
25 Dec 2022
On December 23, the Japanese MoD released its budget request for FY2023 in which we can learn further details about Japan's future ballistic missile defense (BMD) destroyers, also known as ASEV (Aegis system-equipped vessels).
21 Dec 2022
Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in Nagasaki launched today "Agano", the sixh Mogami-class vessel for the JMSDF.
16 Dec 2022
On December 15, 2022, the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Forces commissioned the third Mogami-class frigate, JS NOSHIRO, with a ceremony held at Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
22 Nov 2022
U.S. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 Sailors along with Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) and Joint force U.S. military personnel, concluded Keen Sword 2023 (KS23), a biennial joint/bi-lateral field training exercise, around the waters of Japan, Nov. 18.
21 Nov 2022
On November 16 and 19, 2022, the JMSDF Maya-class destroyers conducted two test firings of SM-3 ballistic missile defense (BMD) missiles.