Japan Ministry of Defense - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Japan Ministry of Defense


Japan defense chief resignation blow to PM Abe

Jul 28, 2017 - 11:37 AM

UPDATED Tomomi Inada s nearly year long stint has been characterized by repeated controversy including increasing criticism of the ministry s handling of log reports filed by Japanese peacekeepers in South Sudan showing worsening security

RESIGNATION. Japan's Defense Minister Tomomi Inada bows at the end of her press conference at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo on July 28, 2017. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

PH Navy receives 2 TC-90 patrol planes from Japan

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:59 AM

UPDATED The planes will boost the capability of the ill equipped navy to conduct maritime aerial reconnaissance

NEW PLANES. The TC-90s at the Naval Air Group headquarters in Sangley, Cavite, March 27, 2017. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler