Land Warfare

JGSDF reorganises to protect the southwest islands

29th March 2019 - 10:25 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo

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Beginning on 7 April, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) will deploy a unit of soldiers from the 15th Brigade on Miyako Island in Okinawa prefecture. Miyako is one of the Sakishima Islands located between Okinawa and Taiwan.

About 380 personnel will deploy to Camp Miyako at first. Antiaircraft and ...

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