Japan and Britain hold anti-piracy drill in Gulf of Aden

National Jul 13, 2021

Japan and Britain hold anti-piracy drill in Gulf of Aden

Japan and Britain have held an anti-piracy military drill in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia in East Africa, Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said Tuesday. The drill, conducted on Sunday and Monday, involved the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer Setogiri and P-3C patrol planes as ...

World Jul 4, 2014

Queen Elizabeth names Britain's biggest warship

Queen Elizabeth will officially name the biggest warship Britain has ever built on Friday, the latest step in a 6.2 billion pound ($10.6 billion) project to build a new generation of aircraft carriers. But the show of military might and engineering expertise comes at a ...

National Oct 14, 2013

Japan says parts export to U.K. navy not illegal

Japan has approved the sale of engine parts for use by the British Royal Navy, saying it would not violate arms exports by Tokyo, press reports said Monday. The gas turbine parts manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries will be produced for Rolls-Royce which will then ...