Japan Defense Focus No.88 May 2017

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Fuji Firepower Review 2016
On August 28th, the annual Fuji Firepower Review was held in the Hataoka District of the East Fuji Maneuver Area located in Gotemba City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Japan-Australia Defense Ministerial Meeting

On April 19th, 2017, Minister of Defense Inada held a Japan-Australia Defense Ministerial Meeting with her counterpart, Senator the Hon.

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7th Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations

Minister of Defense of Japan, Ms. Tomomi Inada, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Mr. Fumio Kishida, Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, and Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Julie Bishop, met in Tokyo on April 20th for the Seventh Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations.

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JSDF Female Personnel Empowerment Initiative

The MOD recognizes that further expanding the number and quality of female JSDF personnel is a pressing need given the new security environment and population trends.

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Updates to the Special Guard of Honor Uniform and their Musical Performance Uniform

In 2017, the MOD/JGSDF updated the special guard of honor uniform and their musical performance uniform.

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Japan-U.S. Joint Cruising Exercise

From March 27th to 29th, the JMSDF held Japan-U.S. Joint Cruising Exercise in the East China Sea.

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Delivery and Commission Ceremony for Submarine “Sekiryu” and Destroyer “Kaga”

On March 13th, a delivery and commission ceremony for submarine Sekiryu was held at Kobe Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. with attendance of State Minister of Defense Wakamiya.

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Status of Counter-piracy Operation off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden through the Fourth Quarter of FY2016

Following data shows the records of the status of counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden from January through March, 2017.

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Transfer of TC-90 JMSDF Training Aircraft to the Philippines

The MOD has advanced preparations for the transfer of TC-90 JMSDF training aircraft to the Philippines after an agreement was reached at the Japan-Philippines Summit Meeting held in September 2016.

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Status of Scrambles in FY2016

The JASDF fighter jets scrambled 1,168 times in FY2016 in total, an increase of 295 times compared to the previous fiscal year.

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Completion of Development of a Next Generation Transport Aircraft (XC-2)

Development has been underway on a next-generation transport aircraft (XC-2) as the successor to the C-1 currently used by the JASDF since FY2001.

Boy's Day Celebration -Tango no Sekku-

May 5th is a national holiday that celebrates children’s day. This particular day is called Tango no Sekku, or boy’s day celebration, representing one of five seasonal festivals.

The 21st Tokyo Defense Forum

The MOD hosted the 21st Tokyo Defense Forum (TDF) from March 28th to 29th.

LATEST NEWS

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  • Defense Minister Inada paid a courtesy call on Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Apr. 12)
  • Courtesy Call on Defense Minister Inada by Ms. Susi Pudjiastuti, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister, Indonesia (Apr. 14)

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