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Japan's MSDF conducts joint drill with NATO in Baltic Sea

/ Aug 24, 2018

Japan's MSDF conducts joint drill with NATO in Baltic Sea

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization said Wednesday it has conducted a joint exercise with personnel from the Maritime Self-Defense Force in the Baltic Sea. The MSDF destroyer Makinami and training ship Kashima took part in the drill Tuesday along with vessels of NATO Maritime Group ...

Japan sees first woman qualify as fighter jet pilot

Aug 24, 2018

Japan sees first woman qualify as fighter jet pilot

1st Lt. Misa Matsushima, 26, has become Japan's first woman to qualify as a fighter jet pilot in the nation's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF). "My longtime dream has come true. I want to become a fully-fledged pilot, no different from men, as soon as possible," ...