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Navy to Deploy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Squadron to Japan

The U.S. Navy will deploy its Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to Japan next month as part of the service branch’s rebalance effort in the Asia Pacific, USNI News reported Thursday. Sam LaGrone writes the E-2D assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 Tigertails will head to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni from Naval Station …

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Japan to Renew Subsidies for Municipalities That Host US Military Exercises

The defense ministry of Japan has proposed nearly $30.7 million in new subsidies for municipalities that allow U.S. forces to conduct tactical drills, The Mainichi reported Tuesday. Japan will award the new subsidies once the U.S. military realignment fund for local governments expires in March 2017, according to the report. The report said the …

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US Restarts Military Runway Construction in Henoko

The U.S. has resumed construction work on a new military runway in Henoko, Japan after a 10-month pause due to Gov. Takeshi Onaga’s move to revoke the project’s permit, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Matthew Burke and Chiyomi Sumida write workers have prepared to reset floats around the construction project in …

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