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The 14th IISS Asia Security Summit
- Shangri-La Dialogue -

From May 30th to 31st, Minister of Defense Gen Nakatani attended the 14th IISS Asia Security Summit. During the dialogue, he delivered a speech and held meetings with the defense ministers of countries represented at the Summit.

The SDF Joint Concert 2015

The SDF Joint Concert is a full-scale classical brass band concert in which central bands from the GSDF, MSDF, and ASDF take part, and it is annually held at major city in Japan. This Joint Concert was first commenced in 1996, with this year marking the 18th time.

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First Drop Drill 2015 of the GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade
On January 11th, the GSDF 1st Airborne Brigade conducted its first drop drill of the year at Narashino Training Ground in Chiba Prefecture.

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Participation in the 4th ARF Disaster Relief Exercises

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LATEST NEWS

  • General Kiyofumi Iwata, Chief of Staff, GSDF, met with Lt. Gen. Hernando Iriberri, Commanding General of the Philippine Army (8 Jun.)
  • Courtesy Call on Defense Minister Nakatani by Admiral Harry B. Harris, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command (11 Jun.)
  • Returning Ceremony of the UNMISS 7th Engineer Unit (21 Jun.)
  • Defense Minister Nakatani attended the Memorial Ceremony to Commemorate the Fallen on the 70th Anniversary of the End of the Battle of Okinawa (23 Jun.)
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