Japan scrambles jets after Chinese planes fly over Miyako Strait

Japan Air Self-Defense Force jets scrambled Sunday to intercept eight Chinese military aircraft flying between Okinawa’s main island and Miyako Island as Beijing flexed its muscles in the region again.

Pilot rescued after Marine Corps jet crashes off Okinawa

A Marine Corps pilot was rescued Thursday afternoon after an AV-8B Harrier jet crashed into the sea off the coast of Okinawa.

Navy officer arrested after vehicle hits pedestrian near Atsugi

A Navy officer was arrested by Japanese police Monday after the car he was driving struck and injured a pedestrian near Naval Air Facility Atsugi, officials said.

US, Japanese troops conduct simulated attack near Osaka

U.S. and Japanese troops have been firing mortars and machine guns and conducting simulated attacks in armored personnel carriers and helicopters during annual Orient Shield drills near Osaka, Japan.

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