Japan Defense Focus No.91 Aug 2017

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Fuji Firepower Review 2016
On August 28th, the annual Fuji Firepower Review was held in the Hataoka District of the East Fuji Maneuver Area located in Gotemba City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Japan-ASEAN Ship-Rider Cooperation Program and Japan-ASEAN Joint Exercise for Rescue Observation Program

The Vientiane Vision articulates the guiding principles for Japan’s defense cooperation with ASEAN, announced as Japan’s own initiative at the second ASEAN-Japan Defence Ministers' Informal Meeting held in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 16th November 2016.

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Status of Scrambles during the First Quarter of FY2017

JASDF fighter jets scrambled 229 times during the first quarter of FY2017, a decrease of 52 times compared to the same period of the previous fiscal year.

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Joint Training Exercise with the U.S. Air Force

From June 9th to 24th, the JASDF participated in a joint training exercise “RED FLAG-Alaska” conducted by the U.S. Air Force.

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Status of Counter-Piracy Operation off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden through the First Quarter of FY2017

Following data shows the records of the status of counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden from April through June, 2017.

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Establishment of the Southwestern Air Defense Force

On July 1st, the JASDF established the Southwestern Air Defense Force and set up the Southwestern Aircraft Control and Warning Wing as an assigned organization.

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Trilateral Training Exercise Involving Japan, the United States and India (Malabar 2017)

From July 10th to 17th, the JMSDF took part in Malabar 2017, a trilateral maritime exercise involving Japan, the United States and India.

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P-1 Participates in the Paris Air Show

From June 17th to 20th, JMSDF’s P-1 maritime patrol aircraft participated in the Paris Air Show sponsored by the French Aerospace Industries Association (GIFAS).

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Special Transport Aircraft - Japanese Air Force One -

Let’s take a look at Japanese Air Force One, which is a Boeing 747-400 known by the nickname “jumbo jet.”

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Unveiling of the F-35A Fighter (First Airframe Made in Japan)

On June 5th, the first F-35A airframe constructed in Japan was unveiled after the completion of its final assembly and checkout (FACO) at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Aichi Prefecture.

Ryusendo

Japan has a number of limestone caverns across the country which are formed when limestone was eroded by surface and underground water.

Prince Pickles and Miss Parsley Tour at the MOD 2017

On August 2nd and 3rd, 2017, the MOD had a kids group tour named “Prince Pickles and Miss Parsley Tour at the MOD.”

LATEST NEWS

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  • Hon. Ruwan Wijayawardene, State Minister of Defence of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka inspected JMSDF DDH Izumo (Jul. 21)
  • State Minister of Defense Wakamiya visited Australia and New Zealand (Jul. 18-22)

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