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Japan activated its first marine unit since World War II to counter China, and it just teamed up with the US to practice storming beaches
Japan stood up a new amphibious brigade — its first such unit since World War II — earlier this year in order to counter threats posed by China, and the unit practiced amphibious operations with US and Filipino forces this month.
Amid rising tensions with China, Japan just sent armored vehicles to foreign soil for the first time since World War II
Japanese troops are playing a humanitarian role in US-Philippine military exercises this month, and while the US says the drills are not directed at anyone, it comes amid heightened tensions with China.
Japan activated an elite marine unit for the first time since World War II to counter China — and it’s getting ready for its first naval e...
The decision to reactivate the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade was a contentious one, as it gave Japan's Self-Defense Force the ability to land in enemy territory. Such concerns are balanced against worries over China's increasingly assertive actions in the region.