U.S. Naval Institute News: “Japan’s Amphibious Buildup”


Spurred on by those developments, Japan has accelerated what have been until now quiet plans to develop a specialized unit of marine infantry. This force, mentored by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, is seen by Japan as essential in guarding the Senkakus, as well as other disputed territories.

Japan’s Amphibious Buildup“, U.S. Naval Institute News, 10/8/13.

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