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Report on Japanese Military Power 2012

(People's Daily Online)

10:05, July 19, 2013

Japanese Military Power 2012

China Strategic Culture Promotion Association

July, 2013

I. Policy Adjustment

A. “Normalization” of national defense is stepped up under conservative governments.

B. Dynamic defense cooperation—military adjustment in support of the U.S. strategy of rebalancing towards the Asia-Pacific region

C. Defense realignment and reinforcement in response to island dispute between China and Japan

II. Military Strength

III. National Defense Budget

IV. Military Deployment

V. Weaponry and Equipment

A. Strengthening maritime surveillance and deterrence with a focus on preparation for “island invasion”.

B. Continuing to construct anti-missile air defense systems.

C. Updating conventional equipment for greater rapid response and deployment capabilities.

D. Enhancing air warfare superiority under current circumstances.

E. Increasing military investment in space technology.

VI. Organizational Amendments

A. Integration with U.S. military command systems.

B. Force modernization and base realignment.

C. Internal reorganization within the defense establishment.

VII. Military Training and Exercises

A. Regular JSDF exercises

B. Joint military exercises between Japan and the U.S.

C. Multinational maritime exercises between Japan and other countries.

VIII. Military and Security Exchanges

A. Expanding regional and multilateral security networks

B. Trend of development after the revision of “Three Principles on Arms Exports”


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