Japan Defense Focus No.95 Dec 2017

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Fuji Firepower Review 2016 (YouTube)
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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JSDF Marching Festival 2017

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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The Minister of Defense Receives a Courtesy Call from Admiral Harry B. Harris, Commander of the United States Pacific Command

On November 15th, Minister of Defense Onodera received a courtesy call from Admiral Harris, Commander of the United States Pacific Command.

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The Minister of Defense Receives a Courtesy Call from General Vincent K. Brooks, Commander, UN Command/Combined Forces Command/ U.S. Forces Korea

On November 14th, Minister Onodera received a courtesy call from General Vincent K. Brooks, Commander, UN Command/Combined Forces Command/ U.S. Forces Korea.

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Joint Training Conducted by the U.S. Navy, the JMSDF and the JASDF

On November 12th and 13th, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) respectively conducted bilateral training with the U.S. Navy in order to enhance operational capabilities and strengthen ties with the U.S. Navy.

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FY2017 Memorial Service for Members of the JSDF Who Lost Their Lives on Duty

On October 28th, the Memorial Service for Members of the JSDF Who Lost Their Lives on Duty was held at the Ministry of Defense (MOD).

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Naming and Launch Ceremony of SS Shoryu

On November 6th, the naming and launch ceremony for SS Shoryu was held at the Kobe Works of Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

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Official Visit by H.E. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO

On October 30th, Minister Onodera held a meeting with Secretary General of NATO H.E. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg at the MOD and exchanged their views on Japan-NATO defense exchange and cooperation and regional situation.

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Capacity Building Assistance Program for Papua New Guinea (Military Band Development)

A defense capacity building assistance program on military brass band was held for Papua New Guinea (PNG) from August 23rd to October 21st.

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Field Kitchen and Water Purification Equipment

In this edition, we will take a closer look at the field kitchen and the water purification equipment (reverse osmosis 2).

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JSDF Marching Festival 2017

JSDF Marching Festival 2017 took place at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo for three days from November 16th to 18th.

Washoku - Japanese Cuisine -

Japan is surrounded by ocean and geographically extends a long distance north to south.

Signing of the Letter of Arrangement (LOA) to grant TC-90 JMSDF Training Aircraft to the Philippines

The MOD is currently leasing TC-90 JMSDF training aircraft to the Philippines.

Japan’s C-2 aircraft makes a debut at International Airshow

C-2 transport aircraft of the JASDF participated in the Dubai Airshow for the first time from November 12th to 13th on the invitation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), while it carried out its first overseas flight training.

LATEST NEWS

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  • Courtesy call by Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, State Minister of Defence of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Nov. 6th)
  • Minister Onodera Attends Departure Ceremony of Icebreaker Shirase (Nov. 12th)
  • Capacity Building Assistance Program for Papua New Guinea (Military Band Development) (Nov. 11th to Dec. 16th)

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