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Defending Japan’s peace from the skies, Promotion of Security Cooperation

Defending Japan’s peace from the skies,Promoting Security Cooperation

Joint training with other countries

The JASDF conducts joint training and exercises with other countries in an effort to improve the strategic capabilities of its units, promote mutual understanding and further deepen defense coordination.

Joint exercise between Japan and India (Dec. 2018)

Capacity Building Assistance

In capacity exchange, the SDF provides support for raising the capabilities of militaries in other countries by utilizing the SDF's own expertise. Such assistance has been provided on an ongoing basis since the fiscal year of 2012. To date, JASDF has provided support for Indonesia, Malaysia,Myanmar, Philippines ,Thailand and the Vietnam.

Capacity building assistance to Air Defense and Air Force, Vietnam People's Army at Komaki Base (air rescue training) (Jun. 2018)

Promotion of Defense Cooperation and Exchanges

The advancement of mutual understanding and trust between countries helps build the foundation for a stable security environment. The JASDF pursues conducting defense cooperation and exchanges in a multi-layered manner that builds and strengthens cooperative relationships for addressing common security challenges.

  • Meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Indian Air Force (Dec. 2018)
  • Meeting with commander of Air Defense and Air Force,Vietnam (Jan. 2019)