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Stories with organization: Japanese armed forces
  • Japan ready to submit proposal for Australia submarine deal story has photos
    Updated: Nov-26-15 9:34 pm

    TOKYO - Japan is set to bid on joint development and production of an Australian submarine, Tokyo's first major military transfer since the World War II.

  • Japan plans to deploy troops near disputed islands 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 4:08 am

    TOKYO - Japan's deputy defense minister met with the mayor of a southern island Thursday to seek his support for the planned deployment of hundreds of troops in the region including nearby disputed East China Sea islands.

  • Tokyo sues Okinawa in US base relocation dispute 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 10:09 am

    TOKYO - The Japanese government took the local government in Okinawa to court Tuesday, launching a legal battle in their longstanding dispute over the planned relocation of a U.S. military air base on the southern island.