National Feb 24, 2017

Japan, U.S. to hold Honshu military drill using Osprey aircraft

Japan and the United States will hold joint military exercises using six Osprey transport aircraft on the main island of Honshu in March, the Ground Self-Defense Force said Thursday. The biannual drill, Forest Light, will be the first opportunity for the MV-22 planes to take ...

National Jan 1, 2015

Heavy snow blankets wide area of Japan

Heavy snow fell on Thursday across a wide area of Japan's main island of Honshu, as a low pressure system triggered snow and cold temperatures particularly along the Sea of Japan coast. The Japan Meteorological Agency called for caution, warning that heavy snow could continue ...