City to compensate monkey victims

Oct 9, 2013

City to compensate monkey victims

The city of Hyuga, Miyazaki Prefecture, will compensate 18 residents who were injured by a wild monkey, officials said Wednesday. The city will provide a lump sum of ¥20,000 to each of the residents who were attacked by a male macaque between Aug. 28 ...

Ospreys land on MSDF destroyer in joint drill

Jun 16, 2013

Ospreys land on MSDF destroyer in joint drill

In a first, U.S. Marine Corps pilots landed two MV-22 Ospreys on the Japanese helicopter destroyer Hyuga during a joint exercise Friday involving the U.S. military and the Self-Defense Forces in California. The landing by the hybrid tilt-rotor aircraft, which takes off like a ...

Jun 13, 2013

Ospreys to land on MSDF ship during U.S. drill

The U.S. Marine Corps will land MV-22 Osprey aircraft on the Maritime Self-Defence Force helicoper destroyer Hyuga on Friday at Naval Base San Diego, the first time the U.S. will land the hybrid transports on a Japanese ship, the marines said. The exercise is ...