South Korea's military has begun to consider operating F-35B jets from their Dokdo class assault ships, according to the local Yonhap news agency.
The US Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful missile defence test using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
Nuclear-armed North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean in what is being called a major escalation.
More than 3,500 Japanese and US personnel will conduct a bilateral and joint exercise showcasing their capabilities on the Japanese island of Hokkaido in August.
North Korea claims it is considering strikes near US military installations in Guam.
The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force has conducted Patriot Advanced Capability-3 deployment training at US Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
China's second aircraft carrier might conduct its first sea trials in February, regional newspapers are reporting.
Talisman Saber is a 'realistic and challenging exercise that provides opportunities for the United States and Australia to innovatively prepare for regional and global security challenges'.
Airbus have delivered the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) first A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT).
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has put in a a request of 5.2 trillion Yen or $48 billion dollars for 2018 which includes defensive measures including missile protection technology.