Japanese destroyers Akebono and Murasame take part in a drill off the coast of Brunei. Photo: AP Japanese destroyers Akebono and Murasame take part in a drill off the coast of Brunei. Photo: AP
Japanese destroyers Akebono and Murasame take part in a drill off the coast of Brunei. Photo: AP
Japan

Japan flexes its military muscle on edge of South China Sea with joint naval drills involving warships, marines

  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has long sought to strengthen the country’s military might by amending its pacifist constitution
  • The drills with the US and other countries come at a time of prolonged tensions over China’s sweeping territorial claims

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Japanese destroyers Akebono and Murasame take part in a drill off the coast of Brunei. Photo: AP Japanese destroyers Akebono and Murasame take part in a drill off the coast of Brunei. Photo: AP
Japanese destroyers Akebono and Murasame take part in a drill off the coast of Brunei. Photo: AP
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