Nov 25, 2016

SDF recruitment flyers cast doubt on defense minister, highlight gender

A public relations branch of the Self-Defense Forces in Akita Prefecture is retracting recruitment flyers that describe Defense Minister Tomomi Inada as unreliable and highlight her gender, SDF officials said. The A4-size advertisement made by an SDF member based Odate reads: “Defense Minister Inada ...

Nov 20, 2016

Japan, Australia aim to expand military logistical support

Japan and Australia will seek to revise a bilateral pact to boost logistics cooperation between their forces, with a signing ceremony expected in late December when the two countries’ ministers meet for security talks, a Japanese government source said Saturday. Through the revision of ...