Japan Defense Focus No.90 Jul 2017

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MOVIE GALLERY

MOVIE GALLERY
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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PHOTO GALLERY
JGSDF Participates in Training Exercise with U.S. and Australian Armies

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Activities of JSDF Engineering Unit Dispatched to UNMISS
– Looking Back on 5 years and 4 Months –

South Sudan is the newest country in the world, which declared its independence on July 9th, 2011.

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The 16th IISS Asia Security Summit
– Shangri-La Dialogue –

From June 3rd to 4th, Minister of Defense Inada attended the 16th IISS Asia Security Summit.

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The Visit to Izumo by H.E. Mr. Rodrigo R. Duterte, President of the Republic of Philippines

On June 4th, H.E. Mr. Rodrigo R. Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines, paid a call at the escort ship Izumo of JMSDF, which was making a port visit at Subic Port in the Republic of the Philippines, and became the first head of a foreign state to board Izumo.

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JGSDF Participates in Training Exercise with U.S. and Australian Armies

From May 17th to 28th, the JGSDF took part in a training exercise called Southern Jackaroo held at Mount Bundey Training Area in Darwin, Australia.

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Participation in the Exercise BALIKATAN 2017

In May 2017, the MOD provided specialist HA/DR capacity building assistance as part of the United States and Philippines joint Exercise BALIKATAN 2017 (BK17).

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The Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting 2017

From May 13th to 26th, the JGSDF participated in the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting 2017 (AASAM17) held at Puckapunyal Military Area in the State of Victoria in Australia.

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DD Akizuki

For the July edition of JDF (No. 90), let’s take a quick look at the DD Akizuki operated by the JMSDF.

The Ogasawara Islands

The Ogasawara Islands are a volcanic archipelago of around 30 islands of varying sizes in the Western Pacific Ocean that lie to the south of Tokyo and include Chichijima island and Hahajima island.

Ms. Parsley Tour

From June 30th to July 1st, Ms. Parsley Tour was held and the participants visited the SDF facilities during the two-day tour.

LATEST NEWS

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  • Courtesy Call on Defense Minister Inada by Air Chief Marshal Johm Rungswang, Commander in Chief, Royal Thai Air Force (May 31)
  • FY2017 JSDF Joint Exercise for Rescue was Conducted (Jun. 20-23)

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