Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Topic: Japan

Japan says it scrambled fighters to intercept Russian and Chinese helicopters

Japanese Ministry of Defense has reported that the country's Air Self-Defense Force scrambled its fighter jets to intercept Russian and Chinese helicopters.  According to a recent ministry release, fighter jets were scrambled...

Japanese submarine hunter slides off runway at Gifu

A Kawasaki P-1 patrol aircraft of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force collapse at Air Self-Defense Force Gifu Airbase on September 7, 2021. According to the Maritime Self-Defense Force, at...

Japanese jets intercept Chinese giant drones

The Japanese Ministry of Defense's Joint Staff Office has released footage of what it says were interceptions over neutral waters of Chinese new long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles...

U.S. Marines conducts amphibious night raids in Japan

The dark night wouldn’t allow the human eye to see anything further than two feet ahead, but that didn’t stop the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary...

U.S., Japan conducts simulated scenario missile defense on Camp Amami

The U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force providing crucial training to support joint and combined force operations. According to a press release issued Thursday by the 10th...

Japanese military jet intercepts Russian Su-25 Frogfoot attack aircraft

The Japan Ministry of Defense said on Saturday fighter jets had intercepted and escorted Russian Su-25 Frogfoot attack aircraft over the East Sea. Japan has scrambled fighter jets...

U.S. Army opens Patriot missile storage facility in Japan

The U.S. Army has opened a new Patriot missile storage facility in Japan to react faster than ever before to threats in the region. According to a recent...

Boeing receives $79.4M for support for Japanese KC-46A tankers

American plane-maker Boeing has won a sole-source, $79,4 million deal for KC-46A long-lead spares, initial spares and support equipment from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management...

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