15 March 2024

Japan intercepts Chinese nuclear bombers

Japanese fighter jets have intercepted Chinese strategic bombers over disputed waters, underlining regional tensions and Tokyo’s vigilance against Chinese patrols. Recent interceptions by Japanese fighter jets of Chinese strategic bombers over disputed waters reflect heightened regional tensions and increased vigilance by Japanese forces. This report details the incident involving Chinese H-6 bombers, […]
13 September 2023

Boeing wins $474.5 million contract to integrate EPAWSS on F-15JSI fighter jets

Boeing has won a major $474.5 million contract from the Pentagon to integrate the EPAWSS system on Japan’s F-15JSI fighter jets. This collaboration between the U.S. and Japan strengthens regional security through this cutting-edge technology. EPAWSS offers a suite of advanced features and enhanced durability, while reducing life-cycle costs. Regional defense takes […]
11 May 2023

Japanese Kamikazes in World War II

During World War II, a unique phenomenon emerged within the Japanese armed forces: kamikazes in aircraft. These intrepid and dedicated pilots willingly sacrificed their lives by conducting suicide attacks against enemy ships. This essay examines the history of kamikazes, the influence of Japanese culture on this phenomenon, the landmark battles associated with […]
3 November 2022

F-15C/D Eagle deployed to Japan are retiring

It’s not only in the Air National Guard that the days of the powerful fighter are now numbered, but also in the Pacific Air Forces. After 43 years of loyal service, the McDonnell-Douglas F-15 Eagle will begin its operational retirement from Japan this Tuesday, November 1, 2022. The 18th Wing of the […]
2 December 2013

China raises tensions in Asian skies

China is moving to push its claims over disputed islands with Japan and is making it known by restricting its airspace. As a result, the U.S. moved forcefully to try to counter China’s bid for influence over increasingly jittery Asian neighbors by sending a pair of B-52 bombers over disputed islands in […]