Monthly Archives: December 2017
UK-Japan move closer with British Army / Japan Ground Self-Defence Forces exercising together in Japan in 2018
Having exercised in sea and air domains, and cooperated in cyber in preparation for the coming Olympic games, the UK-Japan “semi-alliance” (Asahi) will soon be cooperating across the full spectrum with land forces exercising together in Japan.
In what has become a regular fixture in the diplomatic calendars, the third UK and Japanese government 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministers meeting took place on 14 December in Greenwich Naval College, London (link).
During the meeting, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed that Continue reading