Japan eyes deal to lease MSDF aircraft to Philippines from May

Apr 30, 2016

Japan eyes deal to lease MSDF aircraft to Philippines from May

Japan and the Philippines are set to clinch a deal next month on the provision of Maritime Self-Defense Force TC-90 training aircraft to the Southeast Asian country, officials of the two countries said Friday. Defense Minister Gen Nakatani and Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin ...

Japanese destroyers visit Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay

Apr 12, 2016

Japanese destroyers visit Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay

Two Maritime Self-Defense Force warships made a historic port call Tuesday at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam. The visit by the guided-missile destroyers Ariake and Setogiri was the first of its kind, according to the Japanese Embassy in Hanoi. Cam Ranh Bay faces the ...