U.S. Ospreys to take part in Japan tsunami drill in October

/ Jul 30, 2014

U.S. Ospreys to take part in Japan tsunami drill in October

The U.S. military’s MV-22 Osprey aircraft will take part in a tsunami disaster drill Oct. 19 in Wakayama Prefecture, the prefectural government said Tuesday. It will be the first disaster drill organized by a prefectural government for the tilt-rotor aircraft deployed at the U.S. ...

Disaster drill held to prepare for Nankai quake

Aug 31, 2013

Disaster drill held to prepare for Nankai quake

A disaster drill for the anticipated major earthquake in central to western Japan was held Saturday with about 4,200 people taking part at numerous locations. Self-Defense Forces planes and helicopters were used to simulate transporting injured people from airports in the region to cities ...

Aug 30, 2013

Japan, U.S. plan joint disaster drill

The Japanese and the United States forces plan to conduct a joint relief drill on Shikoku in October to prepare for the possibility of a massive earthquake, Japanese defense officials said. The drill will take place in Kochi Prefecture to prepare for the dreaded ...