Jan 26, 2016

ASDF to form new air wing in Okinawa

The Air Self-Defense Force will form a new air wing Sunday at its base in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture. The move is part of the government’s efforts to enhance the defense of the Nansei island chain in the East China Sea amid China’s increasing maritime ...

Jan 4, 2016

Armed Chinese vessel again spotted near Senkakus

Four China Coast Guard vessels, including one equipped with what the Japan Coast Guard said are guns, were spotted Sunday sailing near the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. Chinese vessels were last found sailing in the sea area on Dec. 26, ...