Suga in Washington. Indo-Pacific, Highest Priority for Biden Management

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will travel to Tokyo, Japan, March 15-17 to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to strengthening our alliance and to highlight cooperation that promotes peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and around the world. Secretary Blinken and Secretary of Defense Austin

European Union and Japan hold Consultations on Security and Defence

On 15 April, the EU and Japan held consultations on security and defence by video conference. In particular, they discussed operational cooperation for maritime security, following joint naval exercises in the Gulf of Aden in October 2020 and in the Arabian Sea in February 2021, as well as a joint port call on Djibouti in

By |2021-04-15T16:06:26+03:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific Strategy, Military Affairs, Security|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

USS Curtis Wilbur Conducts Trilateral Replenishment-at-sea with Japan and France

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Towada-class replenishment ship JS Hamana (AOE-424) and the French Floréal-class light frigate FNS Prairial to conduct a tri-lateral replenishment-at-sea (RAS), Feb. 19. The RAS allowed French, Japanese and United States Sailors to complete an underway evolution highlighting the capabilities

By |2021-02-20T15:56:11+03:00February 20th, 2021|Categories: Pacific|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping Discussed Latest Developments in Asia and Pacific Region

Joe Biden President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with President Xi Jinping of China. The President shared his greetings and well wishes with the Chinese people on the occasion of Lunar New Year. President Biden affirmed his priorities of protecting the American people’s security, prosperity, health, and way of life, and preserving a free

Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Conducted Dual Carrier Operations with Nimitz Carrier Strike Group

The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group conducted dual-carrier operations with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in the South China Sea Feb. 9. The ships and aircraft of the two strike groups coordinated operations in a highly trafficked area to demonstrate the U.S. Navy's ability to operate in challenging environments. As a part of dual-carrier operations,

French Nuclear Attack Submarine SNA Émeraude Left South China Sea

French nuclear attack submarine (SNA Émeraude) and a support vessel (BSAM Seine) have sailed up to 15,000 km from the metropolitan coasts in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific. The patrol has completed a passage in the South China Sea. The patrol at the same time shows the proof of the capacity of the French

Chief of Staff of Japan ASDF Participated in Chiefs of the Air Staff Conclave hosted by Indian Air Force

From February 3 to 4, General IZUTSU Shunji, Chief of Staff, Koku-Jieitai (JASDF) participated in Chiefs of the Air Staff Conclave hosted by the Indian Air Force via VTC. In the conclave, General Izutsu gave a speech on the theme of “Significance of Air Power in Indo-Pacific Region” and shared the importance of cooperation in

By |2021-02-08T18:00:57+03:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Sino-Sphere|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

UK Deeper Defence and Security Cooperation with Japan

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s deployment to Indo Pacific later this year will enhance Japan and UK defence cooperation Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discussed the deployment of HMS Queen Elizabeth during the “2+2” virtual meeting with their respective Japanese counterparts, Ministers Nobuo Kishi and Toshimitsu Motegi. CSG21, led by UK aircraft carrier

USS Rafael Peralta Arrives in Japan

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) arrived Feb. 4, to its new forward deployed location in Yokosuka, Japan. The forward presence of Rafael Peralta enhances the national security of the United States and allies and partners, and improves its ability to protect strategic interests. It will directly support the Defense Strategic

Japan-UK Foreign Affairs and Defense Ministerial Meeting (“2 + 2”) Held for the First Time in Three Years

Japan-UK Foreign Affairs and Defense Ministerial Meeting (“2 + 2”) for the first time in three years. Both side discussed on security and defense cooperation, economic security, climate change, human security, new corona measures, regional affairs including deepening cooperation toward the realization of a "free and open Indo-Pacific"

By |2021-02-03T17:04:41+03:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments
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