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Japanese Captured by ``Islamic State`` in Syria ``Runs ‘Risk Defense Service’

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Tokyo - (PanOrient News) A Japanese man believed to have been detained by the so-called "Islamic State" in Syria is said to be CEO of a Japanese company called PMC that offers “risk defense and other military services,” Japanese and Arabic sources reported

The captured man, Haruna Yukawa, form Chiba Prefecture east of Tokyo, reportedly established PMC in January this year seeking to also provide security guards for Japanese going to unstable or war-affected areas, as well as collectin...

GUAMEX 2014 Held on Pacific Island of Guam

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Military forces from Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the U.S. joined together this week in a
multinational anti-submarine warfare exercise around the waters of Guam aimed at increasing the interoperability capacity between these nations in the Pacific.

The exercise included multiple aircraft and subsurface assets from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, the Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. and observers from the Royal New Zealand Air Force, U.S. Navy said.