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New UH-2 multirole helicopter set for JGSDF service

Japan’s next-generation UH-2 multirole medium helicopter is set to enter service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) following the completion of its development...
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Japan set to boost Philippines’ HADR readiness

Japan is providing the Philippine Armed Forces (PAF) with lifesaving equipment adopted by the Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) under its official development assistance...
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Japanese GSDF Moves to Truck Mounted Artillery

The 2019 Japanese Ground Self Defense Force officially unveiled its new Type 19 155 mm Wheeled Self-Propelled Howitzer (Hitokyuu-shiki-sourin-jisou-155mm-ryuudan-hou) at the defense demonstration at the...

Japan’s White Paper highlights regional threats and planned procurements

Japan has outlined a deteriorating geopolitical environment in its immediate region and beyond in its latest Defense of Japan White Paper, which was released...
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Japanese ground forces get new small arms

The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) has unveiled its new service-issue assault rifle and automatic pistol during a recorded event held at the Ministry...
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Asian SOF looks for Protected Mobility

SOF vehicles can be light and quick, but for some operators there is also a proved need for greater protection for the operators. In April,...
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Leonardo to promote and expand its footprint in-country at DSEI Japan...

Leonardo is attending the inaugural DSEI Japan 2019 and will be highlighting its electronics and helicopters products in-country at stand A680 on 18-20 November...
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US Bullish on Osprey Sales

Off the back of the first international sale of the Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotors to Japan, the US military’s programme office for the type...

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