The Japan coastguard conducts an exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force on December 22 in the east of Izu-Oshima Island.
The Japan coastguard conducts an exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force on December 22 in the east of Izu-Oshima Island.
Defence

Japan boosts coastguard fleet to counter increasing Chinese patrols near disputed Diaoyu Islands

  • Japanese coastguard is to get 10 new patrol vessels by the end of the decade in a development that is likely to increase tensions with Beijing
  • The move comes amid Japanese claims that Chinese ships are increasingly entering waters around the disputed East China Sea islands, with 34 ‘intrusions’ last year

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The Japan coastguard conducts an exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force on December 22 in the east of Izu-Oshima Island.
The Japan coastguard conducts an exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force on December 22 in the east of Izu-Oshima Island.
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