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Look Back on the Year of 2016

Look Back on the Year of 2016

As the new year of 2017 starts, the JDF January issue takes a look back at the MOD/SDF activities in 2016 by introducing activities featured in the JDF.

JAN 0108
Second Japan-UK Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting
JAN_photo
0109
Japan-UK Defense Ministerial Meeting
0109-0130
Escort Flotilla Exercise in the United States ~GUAMEX~
0118-0307
-Iron Fist- Field Training Exercise with the U.S. Marine Corps in the United States
0125-0201
Disaster Relief Dispatch to Provide Water Supply Assistance following Heavy Snowfall
0126-0206
Forest Light -Japan-U.S. Bilateral Training Exercise-
0126-0308
Cope North Guam -Japan-U.S.-Australia Joint Exercise in Guam-
0131
Establishment of the New 9th Air Wing
FEB 0208-0219
Multilateral Training Exercise - Cobra Gold 16 -
FEB_photo
0217
10th Anniversary of the Joint Staff
MAR 0309-0311
Japan-U.S.-Canada Joint Training
0328
Establishment of the Coast Observation Unit on Yonaguni Island
APR 0404-0426
The 4th International Mine Countermeasures Exercise Hosted by the United States
APR_photo
0412-0416
KOMODO 2016 Multilateral Joint Naval Training Exercise
0413-0426
Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) 2016 Ship Rider Program
0414-0530
Disaster Relief Dispatch for 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake
0422
Maiden Flight of the X-2 (Advanced Technology Demonstrator)
MAY 0502
Japan-Philippines Defense Ministerial Teleconference
 
0522-0604
Multinational Joint Exercise Khaan Quest 2016
0524-0624
Participation in Red Flag - Alaska, hosted by USAF
0531-0616
- Arctic Aurora - FY2016 Field Training Exercise in the United States
JUN 06-08
Pacific Partnership 2016
JUN_photo
0603-0605
The 15th IISS Asia Security Summit - Shangri-La Dialogue -
0603-0611
Minister of Defense Nakatani’s Visits to Myanmar, Thailand, and Timor-Leste
0610-0617
Exercise Malabar 2016
0630-0804
RIMPAC 2016
JUL 0713-0715
Minister of Defense Nakatani’s Visit to India
JUL_photo
AUG 0802
Defense of Japan 2016 Issued
0803
Minister of Defense Succession Ceremony
0813-0816
Defense Minister Inada’s Visit to Djibouti
0825
Japan-Australia Defense Ministerial Meeting
0828
Fuji Firepower Review 2016
SEP 0902
Japan-Saudi Arabia Defense Ministerial Meeting
SEP_photo
0912-0924
KAKADU 2016
0915
Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial Meeting
0920-0921
The 8th Japan-ASEAN Defense Vice-Ministerial Forum
0921
Japan-Myanmar Defense Ministerial Meeting
OCT 1007-1009
Minister of Defense Ianada’s Visit to South Sudan
OCT_photo
1023
The Troop Review FY2016
1030-1111
Japan-U.S. Joint Exercise Keen Sword 17
NOV 1111-1113
SDF Marching Festival 2016
 
1115-1118
SDF International Disaster Relief Operations for New Zealand
1116
The 2nd ASEAN-Japan Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting
1116
Japan-Lao PDR Defense Ministerial Meeting
DEC 1207
Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial Meeting
 
  1213
Japan-Netherlands Defense Ministerial Meeting
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