Tag: Japan

  • Japan Delivers 2 Used Ships to Vietnam

    Two more ships due before year’s end. Japan Delivers 2 Used Ships to Vietnam By Aiswarya Lakshmi Japan delivered on Tuesday two used ships to the Vietnamese Coast Guard to […]

  • Japan’s MSDF beefs up operations

    MSDF to remind China it’s there. Japan plans Vietnam port call to check Chinese expansion TOKYO — Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Forces will visit Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay next fiscal year — […]

  • Exercise Malabar concludes

    Naval exercise successfully concludes. Exercise Malabar: A concert of democracies on the high seas From October 14 to 19 the navies of India, the United States and Japan participated in […]

  • Looming S China Sea showdown

    Concerns US is being too soft on China. The looming military showdown in the South China Sea: Gertz BY BILL GERTZ After delaying for months, the Obama administration has authorized […]

  • Naval drills will annoy China

    Expansion of Malabar exercise will take ships close to Chinese-claimed territory. India, US, Japan kick off naval drills likely to annoy China India, Japan and the United States will hold […]

  • Japan wants to build submarines in Australia

    Offer to train engineers to maintain vessels. Japan seeking to build submarines in Australian shipyards By Ryan Maass WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) — Japan’s Ministry of Defense will submit a […]

  • Indo-Pacific security

    Australia, Japan, India and the US for four-way security initiative? An emerging security quartet in the Indo-Pacific? Abhijit Singh On 11 September the Indian Navy (IN) embarked on a week-long […]

  • Japan: maritime security aid to Vietnam

    Territorial disputes with China unite nations. Japan pledges maritime security aid to Vietnam Japan has promised Vietnam ships to strengthen its forces in the South China Sea, with the two […]

  • China’s Self-Destructive Maritime Strategy

    Everybody wants a piece of the South China Sea. China’s Self-Destructive Maritime Strategy MASAHIRO MATSUMURA OSAKA – Once again, China’s territorial claims and construction of artificial islands in the South […]

  • Maritime power politicking

    Is Africa being left behind? ISS: In the game of maritime power politicking, is Africa the biggest loser? Written by ISS Africa Diminutive Djibouti seems set to become dangerously overcrowded: […]