Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications conducts first cyber defense exercise...

Source: https://nsbt-japan.com/u/admin01/j1ti2fnebdcfad?sf_culture=en On February 27th, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications announced that it conducted a cyber defense exercise for five Pacific Island countries,...

Japan ground forces expand trials on uncrewed systems

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) will acquire more uncrewed aerial and ground vehicles (UAVs and UGVs) for testing and evaluation, the service announced...

JMSDF shows off latest SH-60L naval helos

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has shown its latest anti-submarine warfare (ASW)-optimised naval helicopter, the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) SH-60L, at a media...

Japan grows next-generation submarine fleet

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has commissioned its third Taigei-class diesel-electric submarine on 8 March, JS Jingei (SS 515), the service announced on...

Kawasaki Heavy Industries delivers continued sustainment for JGSDF heavy lift helos

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) has concluded a performance-based logistics (PBL) contract with aerospace prime Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) for the service’s CH-47J/JA...
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Watching the Neighbours

With political tension rising around the world, airborne special mission aircraft have arguably never been more important. Asia-Pacific states facing Chinese pressure on their South...

Australia eyes new frigates under ambitious new shipbuilding plan

East Asian frigates have been identified by the Australian government to be considered as possible general-purpose designs to replace the Royal Australian Navy (RAN)’s...

Japan pursues greater undersea situational awareness

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) will strengthen its ocean observation capabilities with new types of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) and long-range underwater acoustic...

Australia and Japan to jointly develop underwater RAS technology

Australia and Japan have signed an agreement to enhance strategic capabilities in Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) for undersea warfare, the Australia Department of...

Japan commits to Tomahawk cruise missile buy

Japan has committed the acquisition of up to 400 US-made Tomahawk cruise missiles and associated equipment after it had on 18 January finalised a...

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