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Study Tours(overseas)

The students from the Joint Advanced Course have a field trip to foreign countries as part of their educational program with the purpose of understanding international security environment and the current situation of joint operations and education.
   Their destinations are the headquarters of the military, bases, and National Defense Academies. Below are the countries, which they have visited since the first Joint Advanced Course in 2006, listed in the order of first time visit: Korea(10 times), China(7 times), Pakistane(once), Thailand(4 times), Vietnam(3 times), Indonesia(twice), Malaysia(twice), Singapore(twice), Australia(4 times), France(once), India(twice), The Philippines(once).

Latest study tours

Field trip to Australia

One of the Delegation Groups from the 20th Joint Advanced Course, led by the head of the Education Division, Col Yamashita, and by the chief of the First Instructorsf office, CAPT Tanaka, visited Australia for an overseas field trip from the 5th to the 10th of June 2016. The aim of the trip is to gain the understanding of the situational understanding, defense policy, and status-quo of the armed forces of Australia. The main destinations were as follows:

  • Department of Defense of Australia
  • Headquarters of Maritime Force Command
  • Headquarters of Ground Force Command
  • Headquarters of Air Force Command
  • Australian War Memorial
  • National Maritime Museum
Q&A at the Department of Defense Gift exchange at the headquarters of Air Force command

Q&A at the Department of Defense

Gift exchange at the headquarters of Air Force command

Presentation of gift at the Embassy Australian War Memorial

Presentation of gift at the Embassy

Australian War Memorial

National Maritime museum No.1 National Maritime museum@No.2

National Maritime museum

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Field trip to Malaysia and Singapore

One of the Delegation Groups from the 20th Joint Advanced Course, led by the commandant of the Joint Staff College, VADM Sakata, and by the chief of the Second Instructorsf office, COL Nishi, visited Malaysia and Singapore for an overseas field trip from the 6th to the 11th of June 2016. The aim of the trip is to gain the understanding of the situational understanding, defense policy, and status-quo of the armed forces of Australia. The main destinations were as follows:

  • Malaysian Peacekeeping Centre
  • Malaysian Army Museum
  • Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters
  • Changi Naval Base in Singapore
  • Singapore Military School
  • Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore
   Malaysia
Gift Exchange at the Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters Lecture by the Ambassador Miyakawa, at the Japanese Embassy in Malaysia

Gift Exchange at the Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters

Lecture by the Ambassador Miyakawa, at the Japanese Embassy in Malaysia

Signing the visitorfs book at the Army Museum

Signing the visitorfs book at the Army Museum

   Singapore
Group photo at Changi Naval Base Lecture by the Ambassador Shinoda

Group photo at Changi Naval Base

Lecture by the Ambassador Shinoda

Consolation of the souls of the war dead in the Japanese Cemetery Park in Singapore

Consolation of the souls of the war dead in the Japanese Cemetery Park in Singapore

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