U.S., allied forces conduct exercise Pacific Vanguard 2021

Maritime forces from Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and the United States met in the waters off the eastern coast of Australia to conduct cooperative maritime exercise Pacific Vanguard (PACVAN) 2021 beginning July 5. The Royal Australian Navy is hosting this year’s exercise, demonstrating shared trust and cooperation amongst the four nations. PACVAN is an

Japan’s Total Defense Budget Expenditure for Next Year will Reach a Record High of about 5.34 Trillion Yen

According to NHK, the Japanese government has finally adjusted the total expenditure for the defense budget for the next fiscal year to about 5,340 billion yen, which is about 30 billion yen more than this year. This is expected to increase for the ninth consecutive year, the highest ever. The Ministry of Defense has posted

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Keen Sword Redefines Integrated U.S.-Japan Air, Missile Defense

The 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade deployed units to various locations throughout Japan to validate its ability to expeditiously reallocate defensive resources and create a first-time regionally integrated, layered Air Defense network with joint and bilateral partners during Keen Sword 2021 from Oct. 26 to Nov. 5. KS21 is a biennial, Chairman of the Joint

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