Japan's shift to a proactive defense architecture: Challenges faced by industry, government, and society

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Chung, Hoyoon;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School
  • Subject: National Defense Program Guidelines (NDPG) | Japan's industry | Japan's government | Japan's society | indigenous production | weapon systems | advanced technologies | Japan's bureaucracy | Japan's budget | geopolitical risk | pacifism | Japanese Self-Defense Force (JSDF) | Japan's comparative advantage | U.S.-Japan alliance

Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited As a result of the changing security environment in the Asia-Pacific, Japan is shifting to a more proactive defense policy, as outlined in the National Defense Program Guidelines (NDPG). This thesis investigates ... View more
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