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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US navy chief Admiral Jonathan Greenert urges greater ties with Japan

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:02pm by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Washington Stronger naval ties urged The top officer of the US navy said he hoped to see further collaboration with Japan's military on ballistic missile defence and minesweeping under Tokyo's new security policy. Admiral Jonathan Greenert laid out his vision for expanded US-Japan defence cooperation at a think tank event in Washington. His comments came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588877/us-navy-chief-admiral-jonathan-greenert-urges-greater-ties-japan
  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    India orders US helicopters as Narendra Modi begins Japan visit

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:01am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi US$2.5 billion deal for a Boeing fleet of Chinook and Apache aircraft announced as Modi begins visit to Japan for key regional talks with Tokyo India to buy U.S. ... Delhi and Washington. This news came as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Japan on a five-day official visit as the nations seek to boost security ties. Modi arrived at Osaka, western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582016/india-orders-us-helicopters-narendra-modi-begins-japan-visit
  3. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    China's 'dangerous acts' at sea could have consequences, warns Japan white paper

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Tokyo criticises Chinese and North Korean military action in disputed waters, stoking concerns over a possible escalation in conflict Japan warns China over'dangerous acts' Japan warned that China’s “dangerous acts” over territorial claims in the East China Sea could lead to “unintended consequences” in the region, as fears grow of a potential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566830/japan-slams-chinas-growing-threat-505-page-defence-paper
  4. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's military shift is 'what an ally should naturally do', defence minister says

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP, KYODO

    ... Agencies in Washington Defence minister receives warm reception from US counterpart, who calls reinterpretation of constitution 'bold, historic, landmark decision' Japan's military shift 'what ally should do' Japan's new policy on military action would allow its forces to come to the aid of a US naval ship under attack, Tokyo's defence minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552940/japans-military-shift-what-ally-should-naturally-do-defence-minister-says
  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Canberra weighs multibillion-dollar purchase of fleet of Japanese stealth submarines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Sale of stealth fleet would signal Tokyo's more assertive defence policy but risks riling China Canberra closes in on deal to buy Japanese subs Japan and Australia ... of pacifism. Rival China regularly accuses Abe of reviving Japan's wartime militarism. Australia is eager to get the quiet diesel subs from Japan, despite the political backlash that would follow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583112/canberra-weighs-multibillion-dollar-purchase-fleet-japanese-stealth
  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan, Australia discuss closer military ties and submarine deal in Tokyo talks

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Defence ministers stress 'special relationship' between Japan and Australia while agreeing to increase links and discuss submarine technology deal Japan and Australia said on Wednesday they have stepped up their defence ties and moved toward a possible future submarine deal, as assertive China stirs tension in the Asia-Pacific region. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530647/japan-australia-discuss-closer-military-ties-and-submarine-deal-tokyo
  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing backs code to prevent conflict at sea along with US and Japan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Teddy Ng, Julian Ryall, Reuters

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing, Julian Ryall in Tokyo and Reuters in Qingdao Ban on radar-locking of weaponry and a clearer system of communication agreed by 21 nations, including Japan and the US, at Qingdao forum Beijing backs code to block conflict at sea China is among 21 countries to have approved a charter aimed at preventing unintended military conflict at sea. Japan, the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1494736/china-among-21-nations-back-code-prevent-unintended-conflict-sea
  8. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    India launches first home-built anti-submarine ship to counter China

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... seaborne oil, mostly headed to China and Japan. "As China grows into a naval, maritime power, it will be more and more active in the Indian Ocean," said Taylor Fravel, a professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580125/india-launches-first-home-built-anti-submarine-ship-counter-china
  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's development of a new long-range missile is a significant boost for the military, say analysts

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Analysts say development of long-range rocket may prompt the US and Japan to strengthen their own defence capabilities in the region New missile ... with Japan by strengthening its missile defence systems in the Asia Pacific, and possibly give Tokyo an argument for developing nuclear weapons. "The upcoming introduction of the DF-41 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570233/chinas-development-new-long-range-missile-significant-boost-military-say
  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's fighter-jet launches against China soar to record 415 in past year

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 12:29pm by Reuters

    ... strained by disputes over territory and interpretations of history. Japan scrambled combat planes against Chinese aircraft 415 times during the fiscal year, up 36 per cent from a year earlier. It was the highest number since the ministry started disclosing country-specific figures in 2001. Relations have been plagued by China’s memories of Japan’s occupation of parts of China before and during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1473364/japans-fighter-jet-launches-against-china-soar-record-415-past-year

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