With eye on China’s maritime advances in Pacific, Japan to promote strategic ASDF visits

Air Self-Defense Force planes. Picture: 123rf.com

TOKYO,10 DECEMBER 2018 (YOMIURI SHIMBUN) – To counter China’s growing maritime advances in the Pacific, the government intends to actively dispatch Air Self-Defense Force planes to Pacific island nations to promote exchanges with locals in those countries, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The latest move is in line with the “Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy” […]

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