Pac3 Interceptor Drill Held At Tokyo Park

PAC3 interceptor drill held at Tokyo park

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force has staged a drill involving a PAC3 missile interceptor at a public park in Tokyo.

The drill started at around 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Fifteen vehicles carrying launchers and radar equipment were deployed to a park in the Ariake waterfront district.

Pac3 Interceptor Drill Planned At Tokyo Park

PAC3 interceptor drill planned at Tokyo park

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force plans to stage a drill involving a PAC3 missile interceptor at a public park in Tokyo early next month.

ASDF officials say 15 vehicles carrying launchers and radar equipment will be deployed at a park in the Ariake waterfront district on October 9.

Jmsdf Destroyer Joins Malaysian Navy Drill

JMSDF destroyer joins Malaysian navy drill

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer has conducted a joint exercise with the Malaysian navy.

The Asagiri made a port call at Kuantan in eastern Malaysia on Wednesday. The vessel was on its way home after completing a counter-piracy mission off Somalia.

Dengue Fever Response Drill Held In Tokyo Park

Dengue fever response drill held in Tokyo park

Japanese officials are training to tackle a possible outbreak of mosquito-borne viral infections, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

About 160 officials from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Environment Ministry and other bodies took part in a drill on Monday in Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in central Tokyo.

Anti-terrorism Drill Held In Tokyo Bay Area

Anti-terrorism drill held in Tokyo Bay area

A large-scale anti-terrorism drill was held in Tokyo on Monday as part of preparations for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

It was held near Harumi Pier in the Tokyo Bay area -- the site of the athletes' village and many events.

Russia Says Its Navy Held Missile Drill On Etorofu

Russia says its navy held missile drill on Etorofu

The Russian Defense Ministry's newspaper says the military fired new surface-to-ship missiles in a drill last autumn on one of the four Russian-controlled islands that Japan claims.

Krasnaya Zvezda reported on Wednesday that a missile unit belonging to the Russian Pacific Fleet conducted the exercise on Etorofu Island with the Bal system.

Counterterrorism Drill Held At Haneda Airport

Counterterrorism drill held at Haneda airport

A counterterrorism drill with an emphasis on providing guidance in foreign languages has been held at Tokyo's Haneda airport in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.

The drill was held on Wednesday at two railway stations that directly service the airport's international passenger terminal. About 250 people, including railway officials and police officers, took part.

Anti-terror Drill Held At Narita Airport

Anti-terror drill held at Narita Airport

Officials at Narita Airport near Tokyo have held a counterterrorism drill as the country prepares for large-scale international events for two consecutive years.

The Rugby World Cup will be held this fall and the Olympics and Paralympics will take place the following summer.

Msdf To Conduct First Trilateral Drill With Us, Uk

MSDF to conduct first trilateral drill with US, UK

Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force is to conduct its first joint drill with the US and British navies in the Pacific off southern Japan later this week.

The MSDF says its largest destroyer, the Izumo, the British Navy's HMS Argyll, and a US naval vessel will take part in the exercise.

Gsdf, Us Army Hold Computer-simulated Drill

GSDF, US Army hold computer-simulated drill

Members of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force and the US Army are holding a large-scale computer-simulated joint drill in the northern prefecture of Hokkaido.

About 6,600 personnel are taking part in the annual exercise named Yama Sakura, which means "mountain cherry blossom."

Drill Held On Moving Shinkansen Train

Drill held on moving Shinkansen train

Shinkansen bullet train operator West Japan Railway conducted a trouble-shooting drill on a moving train on Monday.

The company drew criticism last December, when a Shinkansen train wasn't brought to a halt despite the conductor and maintenance workers detecting an unusual noise and a burning smell.

Foreign Residents In Sapporo Join Disaster Drill

Foreign residents in Sapporo join disaster drill

Foreign residents in Sapporo in Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido have taken part in a drill to learn how they should act in the event of an earthquake or a fire.

Hokkaido was hit by a powerful earthquake last month. The disaster highlighted the need for special assistance for foreign residents who are not familiar with earthquakes.