Chinese government wary as Japan unveils first marine unit since WWII

Japan’s new amphibious rapid deployment brigade training on Saturday, April 7. (CNN) The Chinese government has reacted warily to the establishment of a new Japanese amphibious special unit, designed to repel invasions on Japan’s remote islands. Japan and China have … Read More

Japan activates first marines since WW2 to bolster defenses against China

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REUTERS Soldiers of Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF)’s Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade, Japan’s first marine unit since World War Two, gather at a ceremony activating the brigade at JGSDF’s Camp Ainoura in Sasebo. SASEBO/TOKYO — Japan on Saturday (April 7) … Read More