Photo Gallery(2016)

October

Courtesy Call by His Excellency Dr. Hans Carl VON WERTERN, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Japan (October 27, 2016 MOD)




Inspection of preparation training for personnel of the 11th unit for UNMISS (October 23, 2016, Iwatesan Maneuver Area and Camp Iwate)


Explanation of Overview


Training


Training


Informal talk with female personnel


Group Photograph


Instruction given to the unit


Instruction given to the unit

FY2016 Troop Review (October 23, 2016, GSDF Asaka Exercise Area)


Round of Inspection by Prime Minister Abe
(Photo: Reprinted by official website of Prime Minister's Office)


Instruction Given by Prime Minister Abe
(Photo: Reprinted by official website of Prime Minister's Office)


Instruction Given by Prime Minister Abe
(Photo: Reprinted by official website of Prime Minister's Office)


Instruction Given by Prime Minister Abe
(Photo: Provided by Cabinet Public Relation Office)


Firing of blank charges together with the GSDF Band's performance
(1st Artillery Unit)


Forming a line by troops


Parade


Parade


Parade


Parade
(dispatched unit for international peace cooperation activities)


Parade
(the infantry vehicle unit)


Parade
(the tank unit)


Celebration parade of U.S. Forces
(2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division)


Demonstration flight
(the ASDF Blue Impulse)


Fancy Drill by GSDF High Technical School

FY2016 Memorial Service for SDF Members who Lost Their Lives on Duty (October 22, 2016)


Dedication of Roll of Honor


Offering flowers by Prime Minister Abe
(Photo: Reprinted by official website of Prime Minister's Office)


Offering flowers by Defense Minister Inada


Offering flowers by State Minister of Defense Wakamiya


Offering flowers by Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Miyazawa


Offering flowers by Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Kobayashi


Volley Salute

Courtesy Call by LtGen Jerry P. MARTINEZ, Commander, U.S. Forces, Japan and Fifth Air Force (October 21, 2016 MOD)




Naming and Launching Ceremony for New Destroyer "Asahi" (October 19, 2016, Nagasaki, Nagasaki prefecture)


Naming paper for the destroyer


State Minister of Defense Wakamiya proclaiming the name "Asahi"


State Minister of Defense Wakamiya cutting stays


Asahi was launched


Asahi was launched


Group Photo

Naming and Launching Ceremony for New Submarine Rescue Ship "Chiyoda" (October 17, 2016, Tamano, Okayama prefecture)


Naming paper for the Submarine Rescue Ship


Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Miyazawa proclaiming the name "Chiyoda"


Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Miyazawa cutting stays


Chiyoda was launched


Chiyoda was launched


Group Photo

Naming and Launching Ceremony for New Submarine "Seiryu" (October 12, 2016, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture)


Naming paper for the submarine


Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Kobayashi proclaiming the name "Seiryu"


Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense Kobayashi cutting stays


Seiryu was launched


Seiryu was launched


Group Photo

Courtesy Call by General Robert B. NELLER, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps (October 12, 2016 MOD)




Official Visit to South Sudan by Minister of Defense Inada (October 8, 2016)


Honor Guard


Luncheon with personnel


Instruction


Visit to the site of engineering activities


Meeting with Deputy Minister of Defense Yau Yau


Joint Press Conference by the Defense Minister Inada,
Deputy Minister of Defense Yau Yau and Minister of Cabinet Affairs Lomuro


Meeting with Ms. Loj, Special Representative of Secretary-General and Head of UNMISS


Inspection at construction place of new bridge across River Nile


Site visit to Protection Site of Internally Displaced Persons

Courtesy Call by Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, ADM Harry B. HARRIS, Jr.(October 5, 2016 MOD)




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