The second and final ship of Japan’s Maya-class Missile Defense Destroyers has begun its sea trials after which it will be officially commissioned into the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force.… Continue reading "New Japanese Missile Defense Destroyer JS Haguro (DDG-180) Begins Sea Trials"
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Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono announced today the suspension of plans to deploy two Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems, owing to costs and technical issues. The Minister abruptly announced… Continue reading "Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Plans"
For some time now the Japanese Defense Forces have been moving towards a replacement for some of their key small arms. The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force is currently equipped with… Continue reading "Japan’s Defense Force Selects Howa 5.56 and HK SFP9 For New Rifle & Pistol"