Japan invests in early warning aircraft to offset threat from China




Just a month after winning the election in Japan, prime minister Shinzo Abe, known to be a right-wing hawk, looks set to increase the nation’s military spend as the border threat from China continues to rage.Japanese officials have indicated that an extra 100 billion yen ($1.15 billion) will be made available for military technologies and R&D, particularly in the radar and airborne early warning space."We have decided that the additional budget will be used for research into a new radar syst...
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