Personnel of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force amphibious rapid deployment unit take part in a joint amphibious exercise with the US Marine Corps in March. Photo: Kyodo
Personnel of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force amphibious rapid deployment unit take part in a joint amphibious exercise with the US Marine Corps in March. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Japan eyes classifying defence guidelines amid China, Russia threats

  • Recommendations will focus on whether Japan can acquire capabilities to attack enemy bases in counterstrikes given its exclusively-defence oriented policy
  • Possible move to classify portions of Japan’s national defence guidelines follows recommendations from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party

Personnel of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force amphibious rapid deployment unit take part in a joint amphibious exercise with the US Marine Corps in March. Photo: Kyodo
Personnel of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force amphibious rapid deployment unit take part in a joint amphibious exercise with the US Marine Corps in March. Photo: Kyodo
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