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SDF cancels planned drills in Hokkaido, including joint exercises with U.S., Australia

  • September 7, 2018
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Asahi wrote that the SDF has canceled its planned exercises in Hokkaido this month on account of its recovery operations in response to the major earthquake that hit the prefecture on Thursday. The canceled exercises include joint drills between the ASDF and Australia that were planned for Sept. 5-30 at Chitose Air Base, and joint exercises between the GSDF and the United States slated for Sept. 10-29 in training areas in Hokkaido.

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