Japan Defense Focus No.104 Oct. 2018

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Fuji Firepower Review 2018

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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-Russia Foreign and Defense Ministerial Consultation ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting) & Japan-Russia Defense Ministerial Meeting

On July 31st, Minister of Defense Onodera and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kono held a Japan-Russia Foreign and Defense Ministerial Consultation ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting) with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Lavrov and Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Shoygu.

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Japan-India Defense Ministerial Meeting

Minister Onodera and Defence Minister of India Sitharaman held a Japan-India Defense Ministerial Meeting on August 20th 2018 in Delhi. Minister Onodera also called on Indian Prime Minister Modi the same day.

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Defense Minister Onodera’s visit to Sri Lanka

On August 21st, Minister Onodera held meetings and paid courtesy calls on national defense officials and others.

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Fuji Firepower Review 2018

On August 26th, the annual Fuji Firepower Review was held in the Hataoka District of the East Fuji Maneuver Area in Gotemba City, Shizuoka Prefecture.

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State Minister of Defense Yamamoto’s visit to South Sudan and Kenya

From August 16th to 17th, State Minister of Defense Yamamoto visited Juba and Nairobi, the capitals of the Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Kenya respectively.

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Defense of Japan 2018 Issued

The Defense White Paper, is published every summer to promote understanding of Japan’s defense policy.

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Type 87 self-propelled anti-aircraft machine gun

In this edition, we will take a closer look at the type 87 self-propelled anti-aircraft machine gun.

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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, one of Japan’s three great Hachimangu shrines, is located in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, the region facing the Pacific Ocean.

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Rising Thunder –FY2018 Field Training Exercise with the U.S. Army–

The JGSDF conducted field training with the U.S. Army in Yakima Training Center in Washington, the U.S. from August 23rd to September 22nd.

LATEST NEWS

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  • Courtesy call by General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps (Aug. 6)
  • Courtesy call by General Charles Q. Brown Jr., Commander, Pacific Air Forces, USAF (Aug. 7)

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