Japan Returns To Global Arms Trade

Kawasaki C-2 strategic airlifter

Kawasaki Heavy Industries aims to reduce the cost of making the C-2 strategic airlifter.

Credit: Japanese Defense Ministry
Japan plans to double its military spending by 2027 and has established ambitious procurement plans to respond to threats in the region. But Tokyo also must export its military equipment overseas to remain relevant on the global stage and to establish a robust domestic defense supply chain. In a...

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