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No.127 (Sep. 2020)

No.127 (Sep. 2020)

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SPECIAL FEATURE

  • JSDF Disaster Relief Activities Associated with Heavy Rain in July 2020

TOPICS

  • Defense in the Electromagnetic Domain

ACTIVITIES

  • Recent Conferences
  • DEFENSE OF JAPAN 2020
  • JGSDF Northeastern Army Band Participates in Hamina Tattoo Video Greeting Project

COLUMN

  • JMSDF Training and Exercises

No.126 (Aug. 2020)

No.126 (Aug. 2020)

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SPECIAL FEATURE

  • Joint Japan-EU Naval Force Anti-Piracy Exercise with Spanish Navy
  • Elephant Walk

TOPICS

  • Cyber Defense

ACTIVITIES

  • SDF Central Hospital’s article on COVID-19 published on THE LANCET Infectious Diseases
  • Return of JS Harusame and JS Takanami
  • Recent Telephone Conferences

COLUMN

  • JMSDF Training and Exercises

No.125 (Jul. 2020)

No.125 (Jul. 2020)

PDF-File (6.5MB)

SPECIAL FEATURE

  • Launch of the Space Operations Squadron

TOPICS

  • Recent Telephone Conferences/JGSDF Hand Washing Video
  • Salute Flyover by JASDF Blue Impulse

ACTIVITIES

  • Dispatch of the Second Deployment Surface Force for Information Gathering
  • Fuji Firepower Exercise 2020

COLUMN

  • JASDF Bilateral Training Exercises

No.124 (Jun. 2020)

No.124 (Jun. 2020)

PDF-File (5.2MB)

SPECIAL FEATURE

  • Overview of the JSDF’s International Peace Cooperation Assignments

TOPICS

  • JSDF’s Dispatch to the MFO
  • Recent Telephone Conferences

ACTIVITIES

  • Disaster Relief Dispatch in Response to COVID-19 after March 28
  • Scrambles through the FY2019

COLUMN

  • JS Shirase returns from the 61st Antarctic research

No.123 (May 2020)

No.123 (May 2020)

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SPECIAL FEATURE

  • Disaster Relief Dispatch in Response to COVID-19
  • JSDF Deployment in the Middle East ~for enhancing information gathering activities~

TOPICS

  • Field Feeding of the JGSDF
  • Recent Military Exchanges

ACTIVITIES

  • Commission of JS Oryu and DDG Maya
  • Capacity Building Program by MOD/JSDF

COLUMN

  • Recent Training and Exercises

No.122 (Apr. 2020)

No.122 (Apr. 2020)

PDF-File (7.44 MB)

SPECIAL FEATURE

  • International Disaster Relief Activities by the MOD/JSDF

TOPICS

  • Defense Minister’s Visit to Germany
  • Cobra Gold 20

ACTIVITIES

  • Capacity Building Program by MOD/JSDF

COLUMN

  • Recent Training and Exercises

WEB-ONLY

  • JMSDF Overseas Training Cruise

No.121 (Mar. 2020)

No.121 (Mar. 2020)

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SPECIAL FEATURE

  • Counter-Piracy Operations by JSDF
  • The 60th Anniversary of the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty

ACTIVITIES

  • International Disaster Relief Activities in the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Capacity Building Assistance by the MOD/JSDF

COLUMN

  • Recent Training and Exercises

WEB-ONLY

  • Northern Viper 20 -Field Training Exercise with U.S. Marine Corps-

No.120 (Feb. 2020)

No.120 (Feb. 2020)

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SPECIAL FEATURE

  • Minister of Defense Kono’s 2020 New Year’s Address

TOPICS

  • Look Back on the Year of 2019

ACTIVITIES

  • Doha Forum
  • Japan-China Defense Ministerial Meeting
  • Japan-U.S. Bilateral Exercise, Forest Light (MA)
  • Naming and Launching Ceremony for Minesweeper JS Etajima
  • Christmas Drop 2019

COLUMN

  • Dogo Onsen

WEB-ONLY

  • Defense Minister Kono's Visit to Djibouti and Oman.

No.119 (Jan. 2020)

No.119 (Jan. 2020)

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SPECIAL FEATURE

  • ADMM-Plus

TOPICS

  • Japan-Australia Defence Ministerial Meeting
  • IISS Manama Dialogue 2019
  • Japan-India 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting (2+2 Ministerial Meeting)
  • Japan-India Defense Ministerial Meeting

ACTIVITIES

  • JSDF Marching Festival 2019
  • UN Triangular Partnership Project
  • JSDF Joint Exercise (01JX)
  • Pacific Reach 2019 Submarine Rescue Exercise
  • HA/DR cooperation with Indonesia

COLUMN

  • Namahage

WEB-ONLY

  • Capacity Building for the Vietnam People’s Navy

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