44 relations: Air assault, Airborne forces, Akihiko Saito, Anti-tank missile, Brigade, Central Readiness Force, Chiba Prefecture, Direct action (military), Fire-and-forget, FN Minimi, Funabashi, Chiba, Great Hanshin earthquake, Guerrilla warfare, Gunma Prefecture, Hayao Kinugasa, Howa Type 89, Inzai, Iraq, Japan Airlines Flight 123, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, Japanese Iraq Reconstruction and Support Group, Keisuke Itagaki, Lieutenant colonel, M24 Sniper Weapon System, Military police, Minebea PM-9, Mortier 120mm Rayé Tracté Modèle F1, Mount Takamagahara, Non-combatant evacuation operation, Non-commissioned officer, Oregon Army National Guard, Oregon Military Department, Paratrooper, Reconnaissance, Samawah, SIG Sauer P220, Special forces, Surface-to-air missile, Type 01 LMAT, Type 91 surface-to-air missile, Unconventional warfare, Yamanashi Prefecture, Yoshifumi Hibako, 162nd Infantry Regiment (United States).
Air assault is the movement of ground-based military forces by vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft—such as the helicopter—to seize and hold key terrain which has not been fully secured, and to directly engage enemy forces behind enemy lines.
Airborne Military parachuting or gliding form of inserting personnel or supplies.
was a Japanese security specialist adviser who was taken hostage by the Jaish Ansar al-Sunna in Iraq in 2005.
An anti-tank missile (ATM), anti-tank guided missile (ATGM), anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) or anti-armor guided weapon, is a guided missile primarily designed to hit and destroy heavily armored military vehicles.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
The was established on March 28, 2007, following the upgrading of the Japanese Defense Ministry from the former Japanese Defense Agency.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region, and the Greater Tokyo Area.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Direct action (DA) is a term used in the context of military special operations for small-scale raids, ambushes, sabotage or similar actions.
Fire-and-forget is a type of missile guidance which does not require further guidance after launch such as illumination of the target or wire guidance, and can hit its target without the launcher being in line-of-sight of the target.
The FN Minimi (short for Mini Mitrailleuse; "mini machine gun") is a Belgian 5.56mm Squad Automatic Weapon, or SAW developed by Fabrique Nationale (FN) in Herstal by Ernest Vervier.
is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
The, or Kobe earthquake, occurred on January 17, 1995 at 05:46:53 JST (January 16 at 20:46:53 UTC) in the southern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, known as Hanshin.
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region.
Hayao Kinugasa (February 2, 1915 – February 11, 2007) served in the Imperial Japanese Army and was one of the few ex-Imperial Army officers who joined up with the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) and its predecessor force, namely the National Police Reserve (NPR).
The, referred to as the, is a Japanese assault rifle used by the Japan Self-Defense Forces, the Japan Coast Guard's Special Security Team units, and the Special Assault Team.
is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
was a scheduled domestic Japan Airlines passenger flight from Tokyo's Haneda Airport to Osaka International Airport, Japan.
The (JGSDF), sometimes referred to as the Japanese Army is the land-warfare branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, and is the de facto army of Japan.
The Japanese Iraq Reconstruction and Support Group Retrieved on December 5, 2008.
is a Japanese manga artist.
Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.
The M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS) is the military and police version of the Remington Model 700 rifle, M24 being the model name assigned by the United States Army after adoption as their standard sniper rifle in 1988.
Military police (MP) are law enforcement agencies connected with, or part of, the military of a state.
The Minebea PM-9 Submachine Gun, known officially in the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) as the or as the M9, is a Japanese-made machine pistol.
The MO-120 RT-61 (factory designator) or MO-120-RT is a heavy mortar of French origin.
Mount Takamagahara (高天原山, Takamagahara-yama) is a mountain in the Gunma Prefecture of Japan, near Ueno village.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
A non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) is an operation conducted to evacuate civilians from another country, generally due to a deteriorating security situation.
A non-commissioned officer (NCO) is a military officer who has not earned a commission.
The Oregon Army National Guard is a federally mandated and equipped military organization under the civilian direction of the Oregon Military Department, with the Governor of Oregon as its Commander-in-Chief.
ONG-logo.jpg The Oregon Military Department is an agency of the government of the U.S. state of Oregon, which oversees the armed forces of the state of Oregon.
Paratroopers are military parachutists—military personnel trained in parachuting into an operation and usually functioning as part of an airborne force.
In military operations, reconnaissance or scouting is the exploration outside an area occupied by friendly forces to gain information about natural features and other activities in the area.
Samawah or As-Samawah (Arabic language: السماوة) is a city in Iraq, 280 kilometres (174 mi) southeast of Baghdad.
The SIG Sauer P220 is a semi-automatic pistol.
Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to conduct special operations.
A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
The is a Japanese man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missile.
The is a Japanese man-portable air-defense system.
Unconventional warfare (abbreviated UW) is the support of a foreign insurgency or resistance movement against its government or an occupying power.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of the main island of Honshu.
is a member of the Japan Self-Defense Forces who served as the 31st Chief of Staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.
The 162nd Infantry Regiment is a regiment of the Oregon Army National Guard with headquarters in Springfield, Oregon.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.