JDF - Japan Defense Focus No.100 June 2018

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Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial Meeting

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MOVIE GALLERY
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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Commemorative 100th Edition

In this special edition, we will look back at the events and initiatives covered from the first edition to the current one.

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Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial Meeting

On April 20th, Minister Onodera held a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Defense Mattis.

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Establishment of the Ground Component Command and Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade

The Ground Component Command and Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade were established on March 27.

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Japan-Viet Nam Defense Ministerial Meeting

On April 9th, Minister Onodera and General Ngo Xuan Lich, the Minister of Defence of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam held a meeting at the MOD.

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Prime Minister Abe Boards the C-2 Military Transport Aircraft

Prime Minister Abe boarded the JASDF C-2 military transport aircraft for the first time on March 24th.

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Minister Onodera's Visit to the JASDF Matsushima Air Base, the JGSDF Vice Camp Sorimachi, Camp Kasuminome and Camp Koriyama

On March 31st and April 1st, Minister Onodera visited the JASDF Matsushima Air Base, and also the JGSDF Vice Camp Sorimachi, Camp Kasuminome, and Camp Koriyama.

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Courtesy Call by a delegation of the Japan-China Field Officer Exchange Program

Minister Onodera received a courtesy call from a delegation visiting Japan as part of the Japan-China Field Officer Exchange Program on April 17th.

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Japan-U.K. Joint Training

The JMSDF conducted joint training with the British Royal Navy in the waters south of Kanto on April 27th and 28th, 2018, which was referred to in the Joint Statement of the third Japan-U.K. Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting on December 14th, 2017.

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Revision and Launch of the JGSDF Uniform

To mark the shift to a new system with the reorganization of the Ground Component Command and other initiatives, and as an expression of the firm intent to carry out major reforms since its inception, the JGSDF has launched even more appealing uniforms that will help to secure outstanding new recruits and also reinvigorate the will and raise the moral of the current personnel.

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Transfer of the JMSDF Trainer Aircraft TC-90

The MOD proceeded with the transfer of the JMSDF trainer aircraft TC-90, following the agreement made at the Japan-Philippines Summit Meeting in September 2016.

C-130H Transport Aircraft

In this edition, we will introduce the C-130H Transport Aircraft.

Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Just north of Tokyo in Nikko city in Tochigi prefecture is Nikko Toshogu Shrine, where the first shogun of Japan’s Edo shogunate (1603 to 1867), Tokugawa Ieyasu, is enshrined.

Pacific Partnership 2018

From April 25th to May 9th, the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship visited Sri Lanka as a part of Pacific Partnership 2018 and JSDF personnel joined various programmes.

LATEST NEWS

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  • Courtesy call by Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr., Commander, U.S. Pacific Command (Apr. 26)
  • Courtesy call by Lieutenant General Hun Manet, Deputy Chairman of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Joint Staff (Apr. 27)

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