Defense Activities

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MEETING WITH FOREIGN LEADERS

Japan-UK Foreign and Defense Ministerial Meeting
On January 21st, Defense Minister Gen Nakatani, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, met the Secretary of State for Defense, the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP in London for the Japan-UK Foreign and Defense Ministerial Meeting.

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SPECIAL FEATURE

SDF’s Disaster Relief Activities of SAR Operation for the Missing Indonesian Air Asia QZ8501
On December 31st, 2014, the Minister for Foreign Affairs officially consulted with the Defense Minister for cooperation of the SDF’s Search and Rescue (SAR) operation, based on the request from the Indonesian government for the SAR operation of the missing Indonesian Air Asia QZ8501.

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TOPICS

Overview of MOD FY2015 Budget Bill
The MOD released its overview of FY2015 budget bill in January.

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COLUMN

~Scenery of Japan~
Shiretoko Peninsula
Shiretoko Peninsula, loosely translated to “end of earth” in Ainu language spoken by indigenous people resided in Hokkaido, is located in the northeast of Hokkaido, protruding into the Sea of Okhotsk.

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  • Returning Ceremony of the 19th Deployed Surface Force for Counter Piracy Enforcement (DSPE) and MSDF Maritime Vessel Unit for Disaster Relief Activities in Indonesia (24 Jan.)
  • Site Visit by Defense Minister Nakatani: GSDF Zama Camp, U.S. Camp Zama in Kanagawa Prefecture (24 Jan.)
  • Japan-Philippines Defense Ministerial Meeting (29 Jan.)
  • Defense Minister Nakatani held a ministerial meeting in Tokyo with Secretary of National Defense of the Republic of the Philippines, Voltaire T. Gazmin.
Returning Ceremony for 19th DSPE/International Disaster Relief Unit
Returning Ceremony for 19th DSPE/International Disaster Relief Unit
Gift Exchange with the Commander of USARJ, Major General Boozer
Gift Exchange with the Commander of USARJ, Major General Boozer
Japan-Philippines Defense Ministerial Meeting
Japan-Philippines Defense Ministerial Meeting
 
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No.60 (January 2015) No.59 (December 2014) No.58 (November 2014) No.57 (October 2014) No.56 (September 2014)
No.60 (January 2015) No.59 (December 2014) No.58 (November 2014) No.57 (October 2014) No.56 (September 2014)
 

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