The exercise, code-named Kamandag (Venom), marked the first time Japanese armoured military vehicles were used on foreign soil since the country adopted a pacifist constitution after its 1945 defeat. Photo: AFP

Philippines drills: Japan sends armoured vehicles to foreign soil for first time since second world war

The exercise was held at a Philippine navy base facing the South China Sea

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The exercise, code-named Kamandag (Venom), marked the first time Japanese armoured military vehicles were used on foreign soil since the country adopted a pacifist constitution after its 1945 defeat. Photo: AFP
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