Thursday, January 26, 2023

Topic: Japan

UK, Japan, Italy to jointly develop next-gen fighter jet

The governments of the UK, Japan and Italy have announced plans to develop next-generation fighter aircraft. On Friday, the leaders of three countries issued a Joint Leader’s Statement...

Japan selected Finnish-made armored vehicle to replace its Type-96

Finnish state-controlled Patria Group will AMV XP 8x8 armored vehicles to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, according to the Japan Ministry of Defense's report. The Ministry of Defense...

US Air Force begins withdrawal of F-15 fighters from Japan

The U.S. Air Force said in a release that the F-15C/D Eagle aircraft withdrawal from Japan is getting underway. The details were given in a 1st December media release,...

US Air Force shows its firepower in Japan

The U.S. Air Force has performed “Elephant Walk” drill at Kadena Air Base, Japan. “Elephant walk” is a unique term that grew out of World War II and...

US 5th-gen stealth fighters perform “Elephant Walk” in Japan

The U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps have performed an "Elephant Walk" training with nearly three dozen fifth-generation fighter planes in Japan. The exercise, which the air force calls...

Second Japan-based F-35B squadron is ready for combat

The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command announced last week that a second Japan-based F-35B squadron declared full operational capability. According to a press release from Command, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron...

US Marine Corps conduct CBRN training in Japan

U.S. Marines train vigorously to always be ready for a biological or chemical attack. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division have taken part in training...

Japan, US conducts remote island defense drills

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Marine Corps have been conducting remote island defense drills amid tenesions with Russia. According to local media, the GSDF's Amphibious...

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