East Asia and Pacific Region

Australia, Japan Signs Defense Pact

Australia and Japan have taken a major step towards signing a long-awaited defence pact which will enable both countries to intensify military cooperation in the face of rising tensions with China. Prime Minister Scott Morrison […]

Air-Launched Weapons

Japan sets to procure more AMRAAMs

Japan will buy another lot of 32 AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM), with support, for an estimated cost of US$63m, with Raytheon Missile Systems acting as the prime contractor. The State Department has made a determination […]