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Japan deploys new Aegis destroyer, to get improved interceptor
The Maritime Self-Defense Force puts into commission its newest Aegis-equipped destroyer, the first of its vessels to be equipped with an improved antiballistic missile jointly developed by the United States and Japan.
INTRODUCTION On 25 March 2015, the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the JS Izumo (DDH-183), lead ship of her class and the largest surface combatant of the JMSDF. Designate…
Take A Look At This Glorious Footage Of The Last Japanese Kawasaki C-1 Transport Aircraft At Work
The JASDF transport aircraft at work at Iruma Air Base. Developed beginning in 1966 with production started in 1971, the Kawasaki C-1 is a twin-engined short-range military transport aircraft in service with the 402nd Tactical [...]
Japan's converted Izumo-class carriers will not feature a ‘ski-jump' ramp for F-35B operations
m9mii13z (flickr) Japan's converted Izumo-class carriers will not feature a ‘ski-jump' ramp for F-35B operations by Kosuke Takahashi The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) has decided that its two Izumo-class helicopter carriers will not be fitted with a ‘ski-jump’ ramp to facilitate operations of the short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, Janes has learnt. Instead, each vessel will have the bow section of its flight deck, which is…
Japan Readies Its Ship-Smashing Super-Missile
The Japanese navy has one major mission in wartime: Sink Chinese ships. That's why, last year, the Japanese defense ministry took a hard look at its newest anti-ship missile design and decided to go back to the drawing board. A year later, the ASM-3 has reappeared.