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Government of Japan invests money in the renewal of the army

Government of Japan invests money in the renewal of the armyIn Japanese parliament discussions on amending Constitution of the country are on-going. Nationalistic government of Sindzo Abe plans to extend the use of Defense forces. They can be used for the protection of the seashore as well as for tough military reactions.

The largest helicopter platform in the country Izumo capable of filling 19.5 thousand tons of water joined the self-defense forces of Japan.

Izumo is a destroyer designed to conduct airborne operations and anti-submarine warfare the enemy. It is the largest ship built in Japan after the Second World War.

During the meeting with the French journalists Deputy Commander of the shop informed that the task of helicopter platform is to protect seashore of Japan, maintaining peace in the region and rendering assistance to the population. On the board of the vessel will be 7 helicopters, but their hangars can place four times as much. According to the experts, there on board also can be hosted American fighters F35-B with vertical take-off. Japanese naval ships may not have aboard armored cars, while on the side of the helicopter ramp can be placed trucks fitted with rocket launchers Patriot.

Government of Japan invests money in the renewal of the army

Communication Officer marked as well that aboard there is no hospital, but operational block and large space for rendering medical aid are available.Izumo with its thousands of military could be included in the battle group, American or regional. This ship is a perfect picture of military renewal of Japan. In Japanese parliament discussions on amending Constitution of the country are on-going. Nationalistic government of Sindzo Abe plans to extend the use of Defense forces. They can be used for the protection of the seashore as well as for tough military reactions.Navy forces of Japan can be transferred for the support of alliance forces within the legitimate collective security and be used in the UN operations.

Government of Japan invests money in the renewal of the army

Japan announces that it has been exposed to the threats.‘We are surrounded by the three largest military and nuclear countries China, Russia and North Korea,’ – it is emphasized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Special concern causes China that implements expansion policy. In the light of growing military activity of China and Russia Japan tends to show the United States and other countries of the region that Tokyo is a reliable ally. On account with this BBC ordered the first part of 42 destroyers F35 in order to update capacities.  The army formed diving brigade and want to create a permanent Coast Guard on the island of Yonaguni.

Government of Japan invests money in the renewal of the army

But the priority remains Navy forces, the fourth largest navy with 124 battle ships.‘We should be prepared for any aggressive maneuvers,’ – stated Admiral Umio Otsuka. By 2025 Tokyo will extend its submarines number from 16 to 22. Foreign navy base in Djibouti will be also strengthened.

Government of Japan invests money in the renewal of the army

Military budget of Japan has been reduced in 2000s, but since 2012 its volume has increased from 2 to 3 % per year. Military expenses of Japan in volume do not exceed military expenses of France, 37 billion USD or 1 % GDP. Amount of military budget will depend on income of Japanese economy.
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