Japan Defense Focus No.108 Feb. 2019

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The Netherlands International Military Tattoo
The Netherlands International military tattoos called “The Netherlands International Military Tattoo” were held in Rotterdam from September 28th to 30th.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Minister of Defense Iwaya visits JS Izumo

Minister of Defense Iwaya visited JS Izumo on December 19th.

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Japan-India Joint Training Shinyuu Maitri-18 and Dispatch of Personnel to US-India Joint Training “Exercise Cope India”

From December 1st to 8th, the JASDF took part in the Japan-India joint training “Shinyuu-Maitri” to enhance the air transportation capabilities and build mutual understanding between the forces of both countries.

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FY 2018 Japan-U.S. Bilateral Command Post Training Exercise Yama Sakura (YS-75)

From December 3rd to 17th, Japan-U.S. bilateral command post training exercise called Yama Sakura (YS-75) was conducted at Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Camp Higashi-Chitose.

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Operation Christmas Drop (OCD) 2018

The JSDF took part in a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) training called Operation Christmas Drop (OCD) in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and other countries from December 5th to 17th to improve interoperability with the U.S. and Australian forces.

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The JSDF Transports Donated Goods to the Republic of the Marshall Islands from Japan

The JASDF transported and handed the donated goods given to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) from Japan, landing on the Marshall Islands on December 7th, en route to the training at the U.S. Air Force Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center (AATTC).

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Look Back on the Year of 2018

As the new year of 2019 starts, this issue takes a look back at the Ministry of Defense (MOD) /Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) activities in 2018 by introducing activities featured in the JDF.

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Official Visit by Indian Air Force Chief of Staff

On December 11th, Minister Iwaya received a courtesy call from Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff, Indian Air Force (IAF), who was visiting Japan on the official invitation General Marumo, Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).

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Type 07 Mobility Support Bridge and Type 92 Heavy Floating Bridge

In this edition, we will take a closer look at the type 07 mobility support bridge and the type 92 heavy floating bridge.

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The Henro

The Shikoku region in Japan’s southwest is comprised of the four prefectures, Tokushima, Kochi, Ehime and Kagawa Prefectures.

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Australia’s Monitoring and Surveillance Activities Against Illegal Ship-to-Ship Transfers

Australia has decided again to engage in its monitoring and surveillance activities by aircraft for the third time last year against the illicit maritime activities, including ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean-flagged vessels prohibited by the United Nations Security Council Resolutions(UNSCRs), based in Kadena Air Base from the beginning of December, subject to the United Nations Status of Forces Agreement (UN SOFA).

LATEST NEWS

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  • The Meeting on the revision of the UN Peacekeeping Missions Military Engineer Unit Manual (Dec. 12 to 14)

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