Tag - defense-equipment



Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 11, 2017
Japanese arms makers muster at MAST to build ties with Southeast Asia
Defense firms put their wares on display Monday at Japan's only dedicated arms show, a site for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government to promote industrial military ties that will bolster the country's influence in Southeast Asia.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 28, 2015
Japan expected to reach deal with India on defense-related equipment exports
Japan and India are likely to reach a broad defense accord next month that is seen as a step toward exporting Japanese-made amphibious aircraft, government sources said Saturday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 20, 2015
Japan, Philippines strike broad accord on defense equipment transfer
Japan and the Philippines on Thursday broadly agreed on a pact for the transfer of defense equipment and technology, as they step up their cooperation over China's muscle-flexing in regional waters.
Japan Times
Nov 2, 2015
Japan firms promote defense equipment at security exhibit in Thailand
Japanese companies are promoting their defense equipment and technologies to buyers and military representatives at a four-day international security exhibit that got under way Monday in Bangkok.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 26, 2015
Japan, Malaysia agree to beef up defense cooperation
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Malaysian counterpart, Najib Razak, have pledged to advance defense and maritime cooperation.
Aug 18, 2014
Japan to hold seminar to pitch defense equipment exports to ASEAN
The government plans to hold a seminar in late September attended by officials from ASEAN countries to make a pitch for exports of Japanese-made defense equipment to those Asian nations, government sources said Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 28, 2014
Australia, Japan talk shop on arms tech
Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and Australian counterpart David Johnston agreed Monday to expand technological cooperation on defense equipment following Japan's relaxation of a decades-old arms embargo.
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 4, 2014
Japan, Australia set to agree on pact to jointly make defense equipment
Japan and Australia will likely agree during summit talks Monday to jointly develop defense equipment as they seek to bolster bilateral security and defense cooperation, a government source said Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 1, 2014
Abe eases weapons export rules
The Cabinet approves eased principles and guidelines for weapons exports, ending a strict ban that lasted nearly 50 years as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sets the stage for Japan to play a more active role in global security.
Nov 9, 2013
Ministry seeks radical revamp of defense equipment production policy
The Defense Ministry aims to revamp a defense equipment production strategy policy that since 1970 has limited manufacture to domestic companies.


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