Medium: After 70 Years, Japan Finally Joins the Global Arms Trade

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But for all its industrial prowess, for nearly 70 years Tokyo hasn’t exported a single tank, ship, plane or other major weapon system.

That’s changing. Today Japan is taking steps to join the global community of high-tech arms merchants that includes the United States, Russia, China, Germany, France and a dozen other advanced nations.

After 70 Years, Japan Finally Joins the Global Arms Trade“, Medium, February 2014.

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