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(Giappone) Strategia “innovativa” per il Giappone: minaccia della Cina e grandi cambiamenti nella difesa (fonte: Colin Clark, Breaking Defense)

Faced with an increasingly militant and militarily capable China, Japan has made the decision to effectively double its defense spending, deploy an aircraft carrier for the first time since World War II, buy hundreds of long-range cruise missiles and field other weapons that seem to mark a fundamental transition from a strictly defensive military to one that can effectively deter and defeat threats.

‘Breakthrough’ Japan strategy eyes China threat, drives huge defense changes – Breaking Defense