Bridging the Gap in Countering Hypersonic Missiles

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The Japanese Defense Ministry will develop a railgun-based counter-hypersonic weapon system. Together with long-range missiles, the next-generation system will provide Japan with multilayered intercept...
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Mail Delivery to Remote Islands Now Possible

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Delivering mail is an increasing challenge in depopulated and remote areas. In Japan, destinations such as remote islands are especially problematic. To bridge this...

Were Tokyo Olympic Games Target to Cyber Attack?

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The Olympic Games have always been targeted by cyber threat actors looking to capitalize on the event. The Japanese government has been bracing itself...

Advanced Technologies Securing Tokyo Olympic Games

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Japan’s authorities have been employing advanced technology in order to maintain security and prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the Olympic Games in...

Japan Enhances Security Towards Olympic Games

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Towards the Tokyo Olympics in July, Japan is enhancing security measures in public transportation. The Transportation Ministry is pushing plans to give railway personnel...

New Airport Security Equipment Tested 

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In December 2001, a terrorist attempt to blow up a US-bound American Airlines flight was thwarted after explosives were detected in the shoes of...
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Airport Security: The State that’s Lagging Behind

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In a bid to strengthen its measures against terrorism and hijacking, Japan will require airline passengers to undergo security checks before boarding, and intends...

Unmanned Radiation Monitoring Tech to Save Lives

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Drones can prevent the exposure of people to radiation. UAV-based technologies will be crucial for advancing radiation monitoring, including enhancing the application of environmental...

World’s First Cargo Drone Logistics Facility To Be Established

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The world’s first cargo drone logistics facility will be built in Japan. The new drone port will be part of ESR Cayman’s new 365,000-square-meter,...

COVID-19 Effect – Tokyo Olympics Cybersecurity Measures Increased

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The forthcoming Tokyo Olympics events due to open on July 23 could be targeted by cyberattacks, especially over the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic....

Japan to Develop Unmanned Autonomous Fighter Jets 

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Japan is on track to develop fully autonomous fighter jets that will be deployed as early as 2035. The move is seen as an...

Quantum Computing – Will it Help Cope with COVID-19?

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Quantum computing is expected to spur the development of breakthroughs in many fields, such as medication to save lives, and enable tasks to be...
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Large-Scale Big Data Solution to Speed Policy Decisions

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Collecting and analyzing data on serious global challenges through conventional methods would take years, and a national crisis could occur before the completion of...

Japan is Enhancing Cybersecurity for Olympic Games

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Studies show Japan lags behind other countries in defending against cyberattacks and often relies on foreign companies for cybersecurity. Even the Tokyo Olympics may...

Japan is Enhancing its Electronic Warfare Capabilities

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Military actions today depend on the effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum to surveil and assess the battlespace, to protect friendly forces and equipment,...
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The Other Side of Encrypted Communications

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A global organization called on tech companies to come up with a solution for law enforcement to access end-to-end encrypted communications. Members of the...

World’s First Successful Test of Flying Cell Tower 

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Airborne cell towers can cover a greater geographic area than terrestrial ones and be moved to areas that need a signal. A huge fixed-winged...

From Train Station to Hospital – Medical Drone Delivery 

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Due to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the necessity to respond to changes in the logistics industry has become real and the...
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New Technological Dimension to Asian Rivalry

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Electronic warfare represents the ability to use the electromagnetic spectrum waves to either disrupt, intercept, or sabotage enemy electronic systems in offensive operations or...

Deep Learning Applied for Crowd Density Monitoring

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Video surveillance is a standard technique for obtaining information to detect the status of objects. For example, video surveillance employed on a road is...

Are Information Sharing Systems Fulfilling their Role During COVID-19?

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Information is power. Close coordination and data sharing between all sectors are imperative when coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Information must be shared between...

World’s Winning Supercomputer Announced

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Japan has taken the lead in the supercomputer race, having built a supercomputer that carries out 2.8 times more calculations per second than the...

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