January 2010
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p378
The article presents the defence profile of Japan. His Imperial Majesty and Emperor Akihito is the country's Head of State and Toshimi Kitazawa in the Minister of Defence. The Ministry of Defence consists 251,582 military personnel with 12,324 paramilitary forces. The ministry's allocated budget is worth 4,772.2 billion yen as of 2010.


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