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Japan to send own force to the Middle East instead of...

According to the statement that Japan government made on Friday (18th Oct), Japan has decided to send a force to the Middle...

Japan Had to Cancel the Maritime Review After Typhoon

Japan has canceled a maritime fleet review planned for Monday (14th Oct), a spokesman for the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) said,...

China deploys guided-missile destroyer to Japan naval review

  PLA Navy is to deploy a Type 052D guided-missile destroyer to Japan's naval review. China's state-owned CCTV reported Monday (Oct 7) the "Taiyuan"...

What’s Happening Between South Korea and Japan?

According to a statement made by South Korean defense ministry’s press secretary on Tuesday (24th September), South Korea hasn't been invited to...

US Approves $3.3 Billion Potential Sale of SM-3 Missile Interceptors to...

The US Department of State has approved the sale of a maximum of 73 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) interceptors to Japan at an...

Chinese warship the Liaoning sails through Miyako Strait on way to...

Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning passed through the Miyako Strait in the East China Sea on June 11, on its way to...

USS Ronald Reagan begins underway operations in the Indo-Pacific

The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), along with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units, began underway operations in the...

U.S., Japanese commanders observe F-35B operations aboard USS Wasp

The commanders of U.S. 7th Fleet and the Japan's Self-Defense Fleet visited the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), Feb. 5,...

Japan to buy $2.15B Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

The U.S. State Department has approved Japan's $2.15 billion purchase of two land-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense systems. Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission...

Chemring revealed a new 130 mm RF decoy

UK-based Chemring Countermeasures in cooperation with Japan IHI Aerospace has revealed a new 130 mm radio frequency (RF) decoy. Given the name TORERO, the new...

US-Japan Advance New Amphibious Capability

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) became the first U.S. Navy ship in the 7th Fleet to conduct amphibious operations with...

Russian Navy Vostok-2018 Exercise Activities

A strike group of the Pacific Fleet warships headed by the Varyag guided-missile cruiser has conducted drills with two units of small corvette anti-submarine...

Japan Missile Defense Flight Test Successful Through Intercept

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announce the successful completion of an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense...

US clears further E-2D Hawkeye package for Japan

The US State Department said Monday (Sep 10) it is ready to approve the sale of up to nine early-warning military planes to Japan,...

Japan MSDF submarines to allow women in crew

Japan Defense Ministry intends to allow female crew members to serve on Maritime Self-Defense Force submarines, ending a policy of having men-only crews. This change...

Three JMSDF Destroyers started their Indo Southeast Asia Deployment

Three JMSDF Destroyers(JS KAGA (DDH 184), JS INAZUMA (DD 105) and JS SUZUTSUKI (DD117 )) have left their own port for Indo Southeast Asia...

Japan sending its largest destroyer to South China Sea and Indian...

The Japan MSDF announced on Tuesday (Aug 21) that its largest destroyer, the Kaga & other vessels will visit 5 countries, including Philippines, Indonesia...

Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2018 Concludes

The world's largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 2 following more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands...

Japan launches first 27DDG-class AEGIS destroyer “Maya”

Japan launches first 27DDG-class AEGIS destroyer from a shipyard in Yokohama today (July 31). She has named "Maya" after mountain in Japan and WWII...

RIMPAC units participate in sinking exercise

Live fire from aircraft, a submarine, and land assets participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise sank the decommissioned ex-USS Racine (LST...

Japan seeking to buy newest US-made unmanned helicopter

Japan is considering an acquisition of MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter developed by the Northrop Grumman to operate from its new Izumo-class amphibious assault...

Russian Pacific fleet warships returned to Vladivostok after two month...

Russian Pacific fleet warships Admiral Tributs, Admiral Vinogradov and the tanker Pechenga has completed  two-month deployment and returned to Vladivostok on July 12. During two...

Counter-piracy task forces strengthen interoperability through PASSEX 

The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF)’s JS Akebono and Italian Navy’s ITS Margottini have conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Gulf of Aden,...

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range The radar technology that Washington and Tokyo plan to develop would double the detection range of...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for...

Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. Japan will send its large...

The German Navy awarded RAMSYS a contract for the delivery of...

The German Navy awarded RAM-System GmbH (RAMSYS) a contract for the delivery of ten Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launching systems to be installed and...

USS Carl Vinson Departs for RIMPAC 2018

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed San Diego, June 18, to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise...

U.S. Navy Announces 26th Rim of the Pacific Exercise

Twenty-six nations, 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial...

Japan MSDF submarine releases decoy by mistake

Japan MSDF submarine releases decoy by mistake Officials of Japan's Defense Ministry say a Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine mistakenly released an anti-torpedo decoy during training...

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbine Selected for Japan’s New Frigate 

Rolls-Royce reports it has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self...

Japanese destroyer to dock in Manila for 3-day visit

Japanese destroyer JS Amagiri (DD-154) will conduct a three-day portvisit to Manila/Philippines, the Philippine Navy announced on Wednesday (Jan 31). The JS Amagiri (DD-154) with...

USS Fitzgerald Arrives in Pascagoula for Restoration

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Jan. 19, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf inward bound...

U.S. Navy Seeks to Prosecute Top Officers for Crashes

Five officers involved in two U.S. Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide,...

Japanese government is making arrangements to introduce a new missile intercept...

Japanese government is making arrangements to introduce a new missile intercept system on two new Aegis-equipped destroyers that will be deployed in fiscal 2019...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft  to assist in an international search and rescue (SAR) effort in the East China Sea, Jan. 7,...

Japan Considers Refitting Helicopter Carrier For Stealth Fighters 

Japan is considering refitting the Izumo helicopter carrier so that it can land U.S. Marines F-35B stealth fighters, government sources said on Tuesday (Dec...

Royal Australian Navy’s new capability

The Royal Australian Navy is set to become the first foreign force using Raytheon’s sensor-netting system that creates a real-time composite network picture for...

Japan to acquire 3900 tons class destroyers.

The Japanese government approved a record draft defence budget for fiscal 2018 totaling 5.19 trillion yen ($46 billion) amid the growing North Korean and...

Japan to buy Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

Japan’s Cabinet on Tuesday (19 Dec) approved a plan to purchase a set of costly land-based U.S. missile combat systems to increase the country’s...

USS John S McCain Returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Dec. 13. John S. McCain arrived in Tokyo...

USS John S. McCain Departs Subic Bay en route to Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in...

Japan anti-submarine destroyer in Philippines for 2-day visit

Demonstrating the growing military relations with the Philippines, a Japanese anti-submarine destroyer, the JS Onami (DD-111) arrived at  South Harbor, Manila,Philippines Sunday. In a statement...

The USS Fitzgerald was placed on a lift transport vessel to...

The USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. Aegis destroyer that was damaged when it collided with another vessel in June, was placed on a lift transport...

HMS Sutherland to deploy to Asia Pacific region next year

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the UK will send a second warship to the Asia Pacific region to strengthen relations with...

Search ends for Sailors in C-2A crash

 The U.S. Navy ceased search and rescue operations at 10:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Nov. 24 for three Sailors not immediately recovered after...

US Navy aircraft crashed into Pacific Ocean

United States Navy C2-A Greyhound aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa at approximately 2:45 p.m. today (Japan...

United States Navy C2-A Greyhound aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers...

11 mürettebat ve yolcu taşıyan Deniz Kuvvetleri C2-A Greyhound uçaklarının bugün yaklaşık 2:45 de Okinawa'nın güneydoğusundaki okyanusa düştüğü bildirildi (Japonya Standart Saati, Kasım 22,...

A Three-Carrier Naval Force is Finishing A Multi-Day Exercise in The...

A three-carrier naval force is finishing a multi-day exercise in the Western Pacific, demonstrating the Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a...