Japan Defense Focus No.102 August 2018

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The 17th IISS Asia Security Summit
? Shangri-La Dialogue ?

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The Flying Cabinet office: Japanese Air Force One
The video introduces interviews of the members of the Special Airlift Group of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) in charge of operating the Japanese Air Force One.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial Meeting

On June 29th, Minister of Defense Onodera and the U.S. Secretary of Defense Mattis held the Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial meeting in the Ministry of Defense (MOD).

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The 17th IISS Asia Security Summit
? Shangri-La Dialogue ?

From June 3rd to 4th, Minister Onodera attended the 17th IISS Asia Security Summit (Shangri-La Dialogue), where he delivered a speech and met with defense ministers in attendance.

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Multilateral Exercise Khaan Quest 18

From June 14th to 28th, the JGSDF participated in Multinational Joint Exercise Khaan Quest 18 in Mongolia, co-sponsored by Mongolia and the U.S. This multilateral exercise is organized with the goal of improving various skills related to the UN peacekeeping operations as well as reinforcing mutual understanding and trust among participating countries.

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Malabar 2018

From June 8th to 16th, the JMSDF took part in Malabar 2018, a trilateral training exercise involving Japan, the U.S. and India conducted in Guam and surrounding the seas and airspace.

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RED FLAG-ALASKA

From May 28th to June 30th, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) participated in a joint training exercise “RED FLAG-Alaska” conducted by the U.S. Air Force.

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Courtesy Call by the Commander of U.S Indo-Pacific Command

On June 21st, Minister Onodera received a courtesy call from Admiral Philip S. Davidson, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

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Soryu-class Submarines

In this edition, we will take a closer look at Soryu-class submarines.

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Tomioka Silk Mill

Located in Tomioka City approx. 100km north of Tokyo, Tomioka Silk Mill is a mechanized silk-reeling factory established by the Meiji government in 1872 for the modernization of Japan.

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FY 2018 Japan-U.S. Bilateral Command Post Exercise Yama Sakura (YS-74)

From June 13th to 28th, the FY2018 Japan-U.S. bilateral command post exercise called Yama Sakura (YS-74) was conducted at Fort Shafter Army Base in Hawaii, the U.S.

LATEST NEWS

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  • Courtesy call by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment of the U.S. (Jun. 19)
  • Courtesy call by the Governor of Guam, the U.S. (Jun. 28)

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