Dec 3, 2015

Japan preparing to test-fly MHI-built stealth jet

Japan is closing in on becoming the fourth nation to test fly its own stealth jet, a move that could further antagonize neighboring Asian countries that oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to strengthen the role of the Self-Defense Forces. The aircraft is scheduled ...

Nov 21, 2015

Police plan to summon former Russian diplomat over GSDF leak

Tokyo police plan to summon a former Russian diplomat once posted in Japan for questioning about restricted information possibly received from a former Ground Self-Defense Force commander suspected of breaching confidentiality laws, an investigative source said. The ex-envoy is an intelligence officer in the ...