Japan to develop an unmanned amphibious vehicle
Japan is developing an unmanned version of the Mitsubishi Amphibious Vehicle (MAV) as part of efforts to improve its amphibious capabilities.
Japan explores missile launching from cargo planes
Japan is considering the use of cargo planes to launch missiles, aiming to diversify its launch platform options. The introduction of the Rapid Dragon system, tested by the USAF, could expand the capabilities of the JSDF's stand-off missile arsenal.
US pushes Japan to provide 155mm ammo for Ukraine
Japan is reluctant to provide lethal aid to support Ukraine's war, despite pressure from the US.
Japan develops long-range target observation munition to accompany missiles
To guide long-range weapons, Japan is developing a new missile with the express purpose of providing observation and targeting data.