Defense Activities

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Prime Minister Abe Visits Iwo To Base
Prime Minister Abe Visits Iwo To Base
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Iwo To (one of the islands belonging to Ogasawara Islands, Tokyo) on April 14, where he gave words of encouragement to the MSDF and ASDF personnel stationed on this isolated island and also received a briefing on the base’s activities.
Prime Minister Abe Visits ASDF Matsushima Air Base
Prime Minister Abe Visits ASDF Matsushima Air Base

SPECIAL FEATURE

Defense Attache
Defense Attache
Q1. Tell us about Defense Attache.
A1. Defense Attache is a self-defense officer sent from the Ministry of Defense to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that is stationed as a diplomatic official at Japanese embassies or other public missions around the world where they serve as experts in defense related matters. These self-defense officers wear their uniform and are addressed by rank during their work.
INTERVIEW WITH Defense Attache
INTERVIEW WITH Defense Attache

ACTIVITES

Regarding Japanese Response to North Korean Missile Launches
North Korea has reacted strongly to the criticism and measures taken by the international community, including the repeated adoption of UN Security Council resolutions, against its launch of a missile, which it describes “satellite”, in December 2012 and nuclear test in February 2013.
PAC-3 Deployed in Okinawa

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Introduction to Equipment Type-89 Armored Combat Vehicle
Introduction to Equipment Type-89 Armored Combat Vehicle
The type-89 armored combat vehicle was developed as a troop carrier with weapons and armor to serve alongside tanks.
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No.40 (May 2013) No.39 (April 2013) No.38 (March 2013) No.37 (February 2013) No.36 (January 2013)
No.40 (May 2013) No.39 (April 2013) No.38 (March 2013) No.37 (February 2013) No.36 (January 2013)
 

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