The @StateDept Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of up to 56 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block Intelligence Bureau missiles for an estimated cost of $1.150 billion. The missiles are used to intercept short- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles
A Japanese F-35A fighter jet is missing; remaining 12 are grounded
Air Self-Defense Force, around 7:27 pm: over the sea about 135 km northeast of Misawa City, Aomori Prefecture, F35 fighter jets belonging to the Misawa base have disappeared from the radar. 1 pilot was on the board
Japanese F35 fighter, disappears from the radar over the Pacific, no radio contact
Japanese F-35 fighter jet disappears from radar over the Pacific, government says - Kyodo
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 42km S of Shizunai, Japan
3 month ago
Japanese fighters scrambled to intercept 1x Russian Air Force IL-38 Maritime Patrol Aircraft over the Sea of Japan(East Sea).
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 43km SSE of Kawaguchi, Japan
Japan voices protest to Russia over shooting exercises in southern part of Kuril Islands
3 month ago
USAF RC-135V 63-9792 HOOVR55 arrived into Yokota AB, Japan at 0821Z. The aircraft will deploy to Kadena AB, Okinawa this week.
3 month ago
Japanese MoD photo of H-6K interception
A U.S. reconnaissance aircraft RC-135S specialized in observing ballistic missiles arrived at a U.S. air base in Okinawa, Japan, on Saturday
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 13km S of Nishinoomote, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 40km ESE of Hitachi, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 58km E of Takanabe, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 48km E of Takanabe, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 14km WSW of Motomiya, Japan
Explosion reported at U.S. military base in Okinawa. Reportedly gas canister
KCNA: "A wolf in sheepskin can never be a sheepJapan has been hell-bent on becoming a military giant, but there is one thing for it to bear in mind. Japan is a war criminal state and defeated nation."
North Korea denounces Japan over heightened monitoring of illicit ship-to-ship transfers North Korean condemnation is a good indicator of (Japan-US) alliance effectiveness
Japanese PM may meet with Trump in April to discuss North Korea
4 month ago
A KQ-200 / Y-8GX-6 ASW with the number 82014 assigned to the 1. Naval Air Division / ETC was intercepted by the JASDF.
KCNA: "The Abe group takes the lead in the revival of Japanese militarism. There is no guarantee that Japan will not trigger another Pacific war in future. Japan should properly know thatit is becoming the most dangerous enemy of global peace again."
KCNA: "As the saying goes 'Everyone's dunghill smells well to himself', Japan would be well advised to solve its own deteriorated human rights issue, to begin with, instead of making senseless human rights rhetoric."
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 21km ESE of Anan, Japan
Nissan says to stop producing Infiniti cars in UK
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 8km SSW of Kihoku-cho, Japan
KCNA: "Unless it clears itself of all the black-hearted intention and makes full reparation for its past crimes and drops ambition for becoming a military giantdeserted Japan is fated to wait for a moment to be vanished from history."
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 40km S of Ofunato, Japan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - near the east coast of Honshu, Japan