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Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 16, 2019
Tokyo's foreign residents prepare for worst at multilingual disaster drill
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Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 31, 2018
Japanese and U.S. forces hold joint military rescue exercise
The Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military began a joint rescue drill off the coast of Aomori Prefecture on Wednesday as part of a biennial exercise aimed at enhancing their readiness and partnership.
JAPAN
Oct 7, 2018
SDF member taking part in joint drill with U.S., Philippine troops, dies after crash
A Ground Self-Defense Force member dies after being injured in an automobile accident while participating in a joint exercise with U.S. and Filipino soldiers in the Philippines.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2018
Shinkansen operator JR Tokai holds drill involving knife attacker
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) on Wednesday conducted its first drill involving a knife-wielding attacker on a bullet train following a deadly rampage on a shinkansen train in June.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 7, 2018
Japan holds drill for Nankai Trough quake feared to strike within 30 years
The government held a drill Monday to prepare for the latest massive earthquake feared to hit within the next 30 years.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 18, 2017
J-Alert drill turns up glitches in municipalities threatened by North Korean missiles
A J-Alert test turns up glitches in the emergency warning system in areas deemed at risk from North Korea's plan to launch missiles toward Guam.
JAPAN
Jul 27, 2017
MSDF conducts drill for protecting U.S. Navy ship in Japan's waters
A Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel conducted an exercise on Wednesday to protect a U.S. Navy ship in Japanese waters — an operation enabled by Japan's security legislation that took effect in March last year, the MSDF said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 19, 2017
First counterterror drill for drone attack held at nuclear plant in Ehime
Japan's first counterterrorism drill simulating a drone attack on a nuclear power plant took place Monday in Ehime Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 17, 2017
Japan holds first-ever evacuation drill simulating North Korean missile strike into waters nearby
Amid a growing missile threat from North Korea, the northern city of Oga, Akita Prefecture, held Japan's first-ever evacuation drill for local residents, gaming out a scenario in which Pyongyang lobs a ballistic missile into the waters nearby.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 7, 2017
Some 4,000 people, including overseas visitors, take part in Shibuya quake drill
About 4,000 participants took part in a large-scale earthquake drill in Tokyo's Shibuya district on Tuesday, including overseas tourists who were evacuated in preparation for a possible emergency.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2016
Two-day nuclear accident simulation wraps up at Hokkaido plant
The government holds a two-day disaster drill at the Tomari nuclear power plant in Hokkaido, simulating a severe accident triggered by a powerful earthquake and tsunami.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 15, 2016
First Japanese sub since WWII enters Sydney Harbor for naval exercise
A Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine arrived in Sydney Friday — the first time a Japanese sub has entered the harbor since World War II — to participate in bilateral exercises with its former foe.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 30, 2016
Japan's 'SWAT' team hones terror attack response after Brussels
Police armed with guns tackled a grenade-throwing man and his accomplice in a bus hijack enactment in Tokyo on Wednesday after the Brussels airport and subway bomb attacks that killed 32 people.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 28, 2016
MPD holds couterterrorism drill ahead of G-7 summit
The Metropolitan Police Department held an anti-terrorism drill Monday ahead of the Group of Seven summit in Ise-Shima, Mie Prefecture, in May.
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Oct 3, 2015
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Jul 23, 2015
Blank rounds fall from U.S. Army copter on Shizuoka school; no injuries
Three blank rounds were found on the campus of a junior high school in Oyama, Shizuoka Prefecture, and the U.S. Army reported to the South Kanto Defense Bureau that one of its helicopters mistakenly dropped three blank cartridges during a drill at the foot of Mount Fuji.
JAPAN
Jul 17, 2015
Stray GSDF round found its way through Shiga home's roof during drill; no injuries
A bullet believed to have come from a Self-Defense Forces training ground pierced through the roof of a two-story house in Takashima, Shiga Prefecture, Thursday, police said.
JAPAN
Jul 7, 2015
MSDF, Coast Guard to hold 'gray zone' drill off Izu Oshima
The Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Japan Coast Guard are planning their first joint drill for a "gray zone" incident that would stop short of a military attack on Japan, according to a government source.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 27, 2015
Japan to join U.S., Australia drills amid growing China tensions
Japan will join a major U.S.-Australian military exercise for the first time in a sign of growing security links between the three countries as tensions build over China's island-building in the South China Sea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 16, 2015
SDF holds first evacuation drill by land for Japanese nationals abroad
The Self-Defense Forces have conducted an exercise in Thailand simulating the evacuation of expatriates from a natural disaster.

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