The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s helicopter carrier, Izumo. The force is planning to offer improved internet access on board its vessels, to attract younger recruits. Photo: Kyodo The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s helicopter carrier, Izumo. The force is planning to offer improved internet access on board its vessels, to attract younger recruits. Photo: Kyodo
The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s helicopter carrier, Izumo. The force is planning to offer improved internet access on board its vessels, to attract younger recruits. Photo: Kyodo

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Wi-fi warships: Japan’s plan to lure millennials to the military

  • Japan’s Maritime Self-Defence Force will expand internet access on its warships to bunks and communal areas to attract more young recruits
  • All three arms of Japan’s self-defence forces are struggling to reach recruitment targets, as a ‘spoilt’ generation shuns military life

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The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s helicopter carrier, Izumo. The force is planning to offer improved internet access on board its vessels, to attract younger recruits. Photo: Kyodo The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s helicopter carrier, Izumo. The force is planning to offer improved internet access on board its vessels, to attract younger recruits. Photo: Kyodo
The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s helicopter carrier, Izumo. The force is planning to offer improved internet access on board its vessels, to attract younger recruits. Photo: Kyodo
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