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JAPAN
Nov 9, 2017
U.S. Air Force F-35A jet makes 'precautionary landing' at Okinawa base
A U.S. Air Force F-35A fighter jet made what appeared to be an emergency landing at a base in Okinawa on Wednesday, only about a week after the U.S. military made its first-ever deployment of the stealth aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region at the base.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 24, 2017
U.S. to deploy powerful F-35A stealth fighters to Okinawa's Kadena Air Base as North Korean threat grows
The U.S. Air Force has announced that it will send its version of the advanced F-35 stealth fighter jet to Okinawa's Kadena Air Base next month in the first such deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 11, 2017
Government ordered to pay damages over aircraft noise at U.S. Yokota base
A court orders the government to pay damages to residents around the U.S. Yokota Air Base over aircraft noise while dismissing the plaintiffs' calls to halt some flights.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Sep 2, 2017
No one else wants Okinawa's U.S. bases
On Aug. 15, the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese surrender, there was a symposium in Tokyo about changing the Constitution. One of the panelists, documentarian Tatsuya Mori, pointed out that earlier that day Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had given remarks at an annual memorial event, and at no point did...
EDITORIALS
Aug 28, 2017
The U.S. Seventh Fleet founders
The U.S. must get to the bottom of what lies behind the recent series of accidents involving its navy and address whatever problems exposed in the probe.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 21, 2017
Chase cars used to 'catch' American U-2 freshly back from spy mission
It may not sound possible to "catch" an American spy plane while driving a Dodge Charger. But that's precisely what we did on a sweltering August afternoon at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 7, 2017
Onaga, three municipal chiefs vent ire over U.S. parachute drills at Kadena base in Okinawa
Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga on Friday called on Tokyo to pressure Washington to stop conducting parachuting drills at Kadena Air Base because they apparently violate a 1996 Japan-U.S. accord.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 8, 2017
Okinawa to file fresh lawsuit next month against work to replace Futenma base
The Okinawa Prefectural Government will file a fresh lawsuit against the central government next month to demand that work on the replacement for U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma be halted, the governor said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 15, 2017
On 45th anniversary of Okinawa reversion, Onaga vents frustration with U.S. bases
As Okinawa marked the 45th anniversary of its reversion to Japanese rule, Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga expressed frustration Monday with the continued presence of U.S. military bases in his prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 12, 2017
Defense chief Inada censures U.S. parachuting drill at Kadena
Defense Minister Tomomi Inada on Friday expressed displeasure with a recent U.S. parachuting drill at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa and said it might have flouted a bilateral accord.
JAPAN
May 11, 2017
U.S. holds another nighttime parachuting drill at Kadena despite Okinawa opposition
The U.S. military on Wednesday conducted a nighttime parachuting drill at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa's main island for the second time in just over two weeks despite local opposition and a request from the Japanese defense bureau to suspend it.
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 22, 2017
Okinawa governor to join local rally to protest planned U.S. base in Nago
Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga will join a rally later this week to protest the relocation of a U.S. military base's operations within the prefecture, a prefectural government source has said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 23, 2017
Court awards record damages for U.S. noise pollution at Kadena Air Base
Residents near U.S. Kadena Air Base in Okinawa receive a record u00a530.2 billion in noise pollution redress from the central government, marking the largest ruling of its kind.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 23, 2017
Okinawa deputy governor who played key role in U.S. base negotiations resigns over scandal
Gov. Onaga approves the resignation of Deputy Gov. Mitsuo Ageda following corruption allegations.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 10, 2017
Japan gets approval for new flight routes over Haneda airport using U.S. airspace
The government will be able to increase commercial routes in U.S.-controlled airspace over Tokyo's Haneda airport in order to increase services ahead of the 2020 Olympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 22, 2016
Kadena base collision rated as 'Class A' severe mishap
A collision between a U.S. anti-submarine surveillance aircraft and a towing vehicle at a U.S. military base in Okinawa on Sunday has been classified as a severe "Class A" mishap, according to data released by the U.S. Naval Safety Center.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 20, 2016
Japan's top court rules in favor of U.S. base relocation within Okinawa
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in favor of the central government in its dispute with Okinawa over the Futenma base relocation, likely allowing the controversial construction plan to resume.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 14, 2016
Osprey crash-landing angers Okinawans, sparks nationwide debate
A wave of shock, anger and anxiety spread in Japan after a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crash-landed Tuesday night off the coast of Okinawa Prefecture, in the first major accident in the country involving the tilt-rotor aircraft.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 8, 2016
Supreme Court overturns ruling to suspend nighttime SDF flights at Atsugi air base
The court also denied the plaintiffs' call for compensation for future damages caused by noise pollution, but ordered the state to pay past damages.
JAPAN
Oct 23, 2016
Japanese, British air forces to face off for first time since war
British fighter planes will take on Japanese aircraft for the first time since World War II in aerial combat drills following the arrival in Japan on Saturday of four Royal Air Force Typhoon Eurofighters.

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