National Defense Program Outline released this month on new deal with China’s military expansion program, including
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BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) according to foreign media reports citing Japanese media 6, new defense policy of Japan North Korea as a threat assessment will, at the same time expressed concern about China’s military activities, but also including Japan, to the rise of China military expansion plans.
“Japanese Economic News” reported that the first time since 2004, Japan released a new version of “National Defense Program Outline,” released this month is expected. Japan now faces multiple challenges, not only “to deal with the growth of China’s military power”, but also respond to inter-Korean shelling.
The paper will outline the introduction of the new “dynamic defense capabilities,” a new position that calls for Japan’s southern island group near the “deter China forces,” while preventing terror attacks and guerrilla elements.
reports saying that the outline will include a draft appendix plans to increase the number of submarines, from 16 to 22, and Air Force fighter forces to strengthen the power of content.
“Japanese Economic News” reported also that the outline also calls for the strengthening of cooperation between Japan and its allies – not only to strengthen cooperation with the United States, and South Korea, Australia, the partnership will be strengthened.