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Japan Self-Defense Forces Fleet Review 2015

On October 18th, the Fleet Review was held in Sagami Bay. This was one of the reviews that the GSDF, MSDF, and ASDF hold annually in rotation. This year’s review marked the 28th iteration; it was the first time in three years since 2012.

Round Table Talk in Akita City, Akita Prefecture

On October 23rd, 2015, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Hiromichi Kumada had a “Round Table Talk” in Akita City, Akita Prefecture, with local residents under the theme of “Deepening Trust between the SDF and the Local Communities.” This time marked the fifth meeting of its kind for the MOD. “Round Table Talk” is an opportunity for ministers, state ministers, and parliamentary vice-ministers to sit in a circle and hold a close discussion with locals to listen to what they have to say in detail and in turn explain the government’s vital policies to them.

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Japan Self-Defense Forces Fleet Review 2015
On October 18th, the Fleet Review was held in Sagami Bay. This was one of the reviews that the GSDF, MSDF, and ASDF hold annually in rotation.

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Japan Self-Defense Forces Fleet Review 2015

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LATEST NEWS

  • Courtesy Call on Defense Minister Nakatani by Mr. Ray Mabus, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy (Oct. 1)
  • Courtesy Call on Defense Minister Nakatani by MG Dulamsuren Davaa, Chief of the General Staff, Mongolian Armed Forces (Oct. 5)
  • ADM Katsutoshi Kawano, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Met with General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence of the Netherlands (Oct. 9)
  • Courtesy Call on Defense Minister Nakatani by ADM John M. Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy (Oct. 15)
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