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MILITARY. That which belongs or relates to the army.

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The Maritime Self-Defense Force has sent a ship to the Sea of Japan.
Also on Monday, chief of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force discussed with his Philippine counterpart here on beefing up bilateral military collaboration.
The memorandum will facilitate closer relationship between Japan Self-Defense Forces and Armed Forces of the Philippines in security and defense field.
Shin Nozawa, deputy chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Western Army, said Japan's involvement in Dawn Blitz has been a good learning opportunity, especially because ground, maritime and air forces have to work together.
Japan may not reveal details about the kind and amount of equipment to be acquired for its Self-Defense Forces in new defense guidelines defining the country's longer-term defense policy, government sources said Thursday.
An advance team of Self-Defense Forces personnel preparing for patrol aircraft operations off Somalia left Japan on Monday for Djibouti, where two P-3C surveillance planes will be based for an antipiracy mission in the Gulf of Aden.
When I had first begun to cover the Self-Defense Forces, their 'tip of the spear' was generally pointed north--toward Sakhalin, the Kuriles and Siberia.
Our participation in this year's review began in March, when we discussed supply and security requirements with Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force officials.
About 1,300 members of the Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) and the Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF), five warships and six helicopters took part in the exercise under an amendment to the SDF Law made in May last year.
The first of the three bills allows the Japanese Self-Defense Force to provide logistic support to the U.
Japanese government sources informed that a bill that's expected to be submitted to parliament in the fall will seek the government to build Self-Defense Force facilities on the islands.
31 (BNA) - Japan on Monday confirmed its plan to dispatch a Ground Self-Defense Force engineering unit to South Sudan to join U.