Defence Notes

Japan develops new weapon technologies such as railguns

18th November 2018 - 23:59 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo


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The Japanese MoD’s import of expensive American weapons such as Aegis Ashore, F-35As, MV-22B Ospreys and AAV7s is squeezing the budget for procurement and R&D of domestic equipment. This was apparent at the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) Defense Technology Symposium held in Tokyo on 13-14 November. Nevertheless ...

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