National Aug 3, 2014

Japan to create SDF space monitoring division by 2019

The government intends to create a space monitoring division within the Self-Defense Forces by around 2019 and the Defense Ministry has already informed the United States, a source close to the bilateral relationship said Saturday. Initially, the force will be tasked with monitoring dangerous debris ...

National Sep 20, 2013

Kyoto agrees to let U.S. install X-band radar in Kyotango

Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada on Thursday officially endorsed the installation of an advanced U.S. military radar site in his prefecture, paving the way for the first American military facility to be installed in the Kinki region. The X-band radar to be set up on the ...