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    Full title Japan. For an Asian mainland east archipelago country. East is near the Pacific Ocean, north to a Hubei Hotz gram sea, west the leather Sea of Japan, the North Korean channel, Yellow Sea, East China Sea and Russia, North Korea, South Korea, China faces one another, is close with China.

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    The national territory from the north to the south span 3,000 kilometers, the region is approximately long, assumes the arc by northeast to the southwest to extend.
    The Japanese chain islands by Hokkaido, Honshu, four countries, the Nine Provinces four Oshima and more than 3,900 islands are composed. National area 378,000 square kilometers.
    Sea of Japan waterfront winding long, the multi- harbors, within the boundaries the mountainous region is rugged, the river valley interlocks. The mountainous region occupies the national area 80%. The multi- volcanos, the earthquake is frequent. The Mount Fuji elevation 3,776 meters, are within the boundaries the high point. Rivers short, the water volume is abundant. Coastal plain narrow and small disperser, Guandong plain for most great plains.

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    Is the temperate zone marine climate. The four seasons are distinct, warm multi- rain, summer, autumn multi- typhoons. Annual mean precipitation 1,800 millimeters.

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    The mineral resource is deficient, except the coal, the zinc has outside the few preserves, major part dependence import. The main resources foreign depends on for existence is: Petroleum 99.7%, coal 96%, natural gas 96.5%. Metal ore and so on iron, lead, nickel also nearly completely relies on overseas. The wooded area is broad, the wooded area 25.21 million hectares, account for the national territory total area 2/3, is one of the highest forest cover rate countries in the world, but lumber dependence import. The water resources and the inshore fishery resources are rich.

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    The Japanese administrative area delimits the implementation all, the road, the government office, the county system. The national division is 1 all, 1, 2 government offices and 43 counties, gets down supposes the city, ? the village.

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    A.D. 23 centuries appear the slavery small country. A.D. 4 centuries next half forms the unification country, namely is big and the country. In 7 centuries leaf establishment take emperor of Japan as absolute 君主 feudalism centralized state. After in 1868 the Meiji Restoration, the capitalism rapid development, and gradually stepped onto the path which the foreign aggression expanded. In 1931 invaded the Northeast China, in 1937 started the comprehensive invasion of China war, in 1941 then started the Pacific War, until on 1945 August 15 defeated the surrender. The postwar initial period, the United States military seizes. In 1947 implemented the new constitution system, became by the absolute emperor of Japan system take the emperor of Japan as the national symbol capitalism parliament cabinet system country.
    National Day December 23.

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    The population approximately 127.3 million, is one of world population most crowded countries. The inhabitant mainly is big and the nationality. The outsider oral agreement 1 million, mainly is the North Korean and the Chinese people.
    General Japanese.
    神道?comparatively is in vogue with Buddhism.

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    Japan is the world first resources import country and the first product exports the country. The industry and the national economy total output value occupies the world front row. The industrial system integrity, is the knowledge, one of technology-intensive modernized high speed developed countries. The agriculture realized the mechanization, the host has produced the paddy rice, the wheat, the soybean and so on.
    GDP approximately is equal to 4,140,000 million US dollars (in 2001), approximately for world production resultant 15%, per capital GDP approximately 32,554 US dollars (in 2001).
    The main import raw material for industry, the fuel, the partial grain and the agricultural and subsidiary products and so on, mainly export the steel products, the machinery, the automobile, the ships and so on. The foreign trade total amount is 756.1 billion US dollars (in 2001).
    The current money is the Japanese Yen (en).

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National defense system  prime minister minister is national security organization's supreme leaders and Self-Defense Army's commander-in-chief, exercises the highest direction supervisory authority to Self-Defense Army. The cabinet conference is the national defense question highest policy-making organ. The safety control conference is the national defense question highest consideration organization; Under the Japanese Defense Agency is minister directly leads in prime minister handles the national defense business the administrative organ. The Japanese Defense Agency senior officials through respective armed escort chief staff officer to on land, marine, air self-defense force implement the leadership and the direction. Joint chief of staff president assists Japanese Defense Agency senior officials to on land, marine, air self-defense force to carry on the unification coordination. The Japan armed forces by the active duty army, the civilian personnel and the reserve duty force structure which serves in the military branch. Regular forces minute ground self defense force, Maritime Self-defense Force, air self-defense force.

 Military service system Japan implements the wish military service system, also called 募兵?the superior private (contains) below the implementation tenure in office system: Ground self defense force is 2 years (specialized technical soldier is 3 years), marine and air self-defense force is 3 years. After the tenure in office expiration, volunteers and the fine examination after myself is qualified may continue to lengthen 2 years tenure in office; The military and the military officer are the professional soldier, the implementation retirement system. All levels of retirement age respectively is: High-ranking military officer 60 years old, colonel 55 years old, lieutenant colonel to master sergeant 54 years old, staff sergeant following 53 years old. To is engaged in occupation below and so on medical affairs and music colonel the serviceman, its retirement age suitably lengthens, is highest may achieve 60 years old.

Military rank minute 6 and so on 18 levels: High-ranking military officer 3 levels (general, center, major general), field grade officer 3 levels (colonel, lieutenant colonel, major), company officer 3 levels (captain, first lieutenant, second lieutenant), warrant officer 1 level, sergeant 4 levels (first sergeant, master sergeant, staff sergeant, corporal), soldier 4 levels (superior private, private class, private second class, basic private).


Total military strength    Self-Defense Army existing establishes 266,000 people, the operating strength 236,800 people, the reserve duty 48,000 people.

The military expenses2001 year defense spends the budget total amount for approximately 4,955,000 million Japanese Yen, approximately is equal to 46.1 billion US dollars, occupies GDP 0.93%.

Deploys the ground self defense force general staff in Tokyo. North the military region governs the defense area for the northern pirate area, the headquarters is stationed the curtain city, governs 3 infantry divisions, 1 armored division, 1 artillery travel, 1 antiaircraft missile travel, 1 sapper ?
Northeastern part the military region governs the defense area northeast the Honshu area, the headquarters in Sendai, govern 2 infantry divisions, 1 artillery group, 1 air defense missile groups, 1 sapper ?
Eastern part the military region governs the defense area middle the Honshu area, the headquarters in Sendai, govern 2 infantry divisions, 1 artillery group, 1 air defense missile groups, 1 sapper ?
Eastern part the military region governs the defense area middle the Honshu area, the headquarters are stationed Tokyo, governs 2 infantry divisions, 1 airborne brigade, 1 air defense missile group, 1 sapper ? 
Middle the military region governs the defense area in the Honshu area north west, the headquarters in the Iraqi Dan city, governs 2 infantry divisions, 1 infantry brigade (newly organized 98 year), 1 mixes Cheng Lv, 1 air defense missile group, 1 sapper ?
West the military region governs the defense area in Nine Provinces and Okinawa area, the headquarters in bear this city, governs 2 infantry divisions, 1 mixes Cheng Lv, 1 antiaircraft missile travel, 1 artillery group, 1 sapper ?
Japanese Defense Agency senior official's directly under 1st helicopter travel in wood Tianjin.
The Maritime Self-defense Force general staff is stationed Tokyo, divides into Yokosuka, Wu, Sasebo, the dance crane, greatly collects 5 garrison commands. In the Yokosuka garrison command Yokosuka base deployed has the self defense fleet, the fleet escort force, the submarine flotilla headquarters, 1st 护卫队群, 2nd dives the flotilla group, the 2nd mine clearance group and Yokosuka's side team. Air group headquarters in thick wood. Air training command headquarters in Hsiakuan. Base in has 4 in Wu the garrison command Wu 护卫队群, 1st dives the flotilla group, the 1st scanning team group, the training squadron headquarters and the Wu district. In has 2 in the Sasebo garrison command Sasebo base to guarantee 护卫队群 with the Sasebo district. In has 3 in the dance crane garrison command dance crane base 护卫队群 and the dance crane district. Greatly is collecting the garrison command the building base in to have greatly collects the district.
Air self-defense force general staff in Tokyo. North air defense area: Thousand year old of deployment has the 2nd air wing, the 3rd air defense missile group, the 1st base air defense group; Three Ze north deployed has the aviation aspect team headquarters, the 3rd air wing, north the aviation security control group, the 6th air defense missile group. Middle air defense area: The shore is loose, the small pine, hundred miles separately deployed has 1, 6th and the 7th air wing; Gifu deployed has the 4th air defense missile group; The world deployed has the 1st air defense missile group, middle the aviation security control group, the aviation development experiment group headquarters, the aviation rescues the group; The air defense command, middle the aviation aspect team, the air training group's headquarters separately are located in the government office, enter between, the soldier pine. West air defense area: Xintien original, builds the ingredient other deployment to have 5, the 8th air wing; The spring day deployed has the 2nd air defense missile group, west the aviation security control group, west the aviation aspect team headquarters also is located in the spring day. Southwest air defense area: Southwest Okinawa that 霸市 is located in the aviation to mix 团司令部, and the deployment has the 83rd air unit, the 5th air defense missile group, southwest the aviation security control team.
The ground self defense force ground self defense force 148,000 people, mainly arrange are 10 infantry divisions, 2 infantry brigades, 2 mixes infantry regiments and so on, altogether equips the tank 1,070, the armored vehicle 690, each kind of artillery approximately 6,070, each airplane 499;

Tank: Approximately l130. Completely primarily battle tank, 61 types approximately 140, 74 types approximately 870, 90 types approximately 120.

Armored vehicle: Approximately 1,030.
    Armoured scout car: 80, 87 types.
    Infantry combat tank approximately: 50, 89 types.
    Armored carrier: Approximately 900, 60 types approximately 360, 73 types approximately 320, 82 types approximately 217.

Artillery approximately 5,390.
    Artillery: Approximately 710, 105 millimeters dates systems 74 types (voluntarily type) 20, 155 ?Meader - England - agrees in opinion makes FH - 70 approximately 400, 155 millimeters dates systems 75 types (voluntarily type) 200, 203 millimeters US standard Ml10A2 approximately 90.
    Cannon artillery: Approximately 70, 155 millimeters, US standard M2Al.
    Multibarrel launcher: Approximately 90, 130 millimeters dates systems 75 types (caterpillar band voluntarily -like, 30) approximately 70, 227 millimeters US standard M270 "?Russ" type (12) approximately 20.
    Mortar: Approximately 1,310, 81 millimeters 730, 107 millimeters approximately 420, 120 millimeters approximately 160.
    Non- recoil artillery: Approximately 3,120, 84 millimeter Switzerland 典制 "Cull Gustave" approximately 2,720, 106 millimeters dates systems 60 types (contain double barrel voluntarily type) approximately 400.
    Anti-aircraft gun: Approximately 90, 35 millimeters double barrel anti-aircraft guns approximately 50, date system 87 types (voluntarily type) approximately 40.

Missile
    Shore to ship missile: Approximately 60, 88 types shore base.
    Antitank guided missile: Approximately 650, date system 64 types approximately 220, 79 types approximately 230, 87 types approximately 200.
    Antiaircraft missile: Approximately 680, US standard "stinger" type 330, date system 81 types approximately 60, 91 types approximately 70, 93 types 20, "Hawke" advanced version approximately 200.

Army aviation force airplane: Approximately 490.
    Fixed-winged aircraft: Approximately 16, LR - l.
    Helicopter: Approximately 470.
        Attack helicopter: 84, AH - lS.
        Observes the helicopter: 194, OH - 6J/D "印第?plants young Ma" the type.
        Transport helicopter: 189, AS - 332L "the ultra puma" type 3, CH - 47J/JA "the international slave does" type 36, V - 107/A l l, UH - lH/J 139.
       Trains the helicopter: 2, US standard TH - 55A.

The Maritime Self-defense Force Maritime Self-defense Force 45,750 people, the civilian personnel 3,800 people, by shoulder mobile operational the united fleets and are responsible for the offshore garrison 5 places fleet to be composed, altogether equips each naval vessel 144, altogether approximately 374,000 tons; Forms 1 self defense fleet, 1 fleet escort force, 1 air group, 1 submarine flotilla, 5 districts. Up to at the end of March, 1998, altogether equipped each combat ship 152, the gross tons approximately 364,000 tons, destroyer 40, the escort ship 17 altogether 185,000 tons, the submarine 16 38,000 tons, hydrofoild missile ship 3, went on patrol speed boat 1, 两栖? naval vessel 23, swept the mine naval vessel 35 27,000 tons, military assistance ships 31; Each battle airplane 208. Is equipped with 17 air patrols squadrons, 6 flying trainings squadron, 1 flying training support squadron, 1 transport team, 1 mine warfare squadron and flying training center. The shore guards against the army extension to have the SSM-1 six associations to install missile truck 78.

Submarine
   Conventional submarine 16.
      "The spring tide" the level (standard displacement 2,450 tons/full loads 2,750 tons) 6, equip 533 millimeters torpedo tubes 6, "the submarine harpoon" the type dives to the ship missile (torpedo tube launch).
       "The evening tide" the level (standard displacement 2,250 tons/full loads 2,450 tons) 10, equip 533 millimeters torpedo tubes 6, 7 equipments "the harpoon" the type dives to the ship missile (torpedo tube launch).
       "涡the tide" the level (standard displacement 1,850 tons/full loads 2,430 tons) l, equips 533 millimeters torpedo tubes 6.

Water surface combat ship: 68.
Guided-missile destroyer: 44.
    "Jin'gang" the level (7,250 tons) 4 (4th "bird sea" in 1997 equipped), missilize vertical launching system 2, might launch "the standard" the type ship ground-to-air missile and "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile, 4 associations attires "the harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2, 127 millimeters naval guns l gate, 3 associations installed the antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2 and the helicopter take off and landing platform.
    "The flag wind" the level (4,600 tons) 2, the equipment "the standard" the type ship ground-to-air missile launching device l place, 4 associations attires "the harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 127 millimeters naval guns 2.
    "Too the knife wind" the level (3,850 tons) 3, the equipment "the standard" the type ship ground-to-air missile launching device l place, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 127 millimeters naval guns 2.
    "The Tianjin wind" the level (3,550 tons) l, the equipment "the standard" type ship ground-to-air missile launching device 2, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 3 associations install torpedo tube 2.
    "The village rain" the level (4,550 tons) 2 (2nd "spring rain" in March, 1997 equipped), equipped 29 units missiles vertical launching system l place, might launch "the sea house sparrow" the type short range ship ground-to-air and "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile, 4 associations installed SSM - lB - 37 - antis-ship missile launcher 2, 76 millimeters naval guns 1, 20 millimeters short ranges defensive weapon system 2, 3 associations installed torpedo tube 2, SH - 60J anti-submarine warfare helicopter l.
    "The white root" the level (5,200 tons) 2, equip SH - 60J anti-submarine warfare helicopter 3, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 8 associations attires "the sea house sparrow" the type ship ground-to-air missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 127 millimeters naval guns 2.
    "Reaches the name" the level (5,000 tons) 2, equips SH - 60J helicopter 3, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 8 associations attires "the sea house sparrow" the type ship ground-to-air missile launching device l place, 3 associations install the antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2/places, 127 millimeters naval guns 2.
    "Faces the fog" the level (3,500 tons) 8, equips SH - 60J helicopter l, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 8 associations attires "the sea house sparrow" the type ship ground-to-air missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations attires "harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2.
    "Initially the snow" the level (3,050 tons) 12, equip SH - 60J helicopter l, 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile discharger l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations attires "harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2.
    "The high month" the level (3,250 tons) 4, equip 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile discharger l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations install the antisubmarine rocket launcher. L place, 127 millimeters naval guns 2.
    "The mountain cloud" the level (2,150 tons) 3, equip 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations install the antisubmarine rocket launcher l place.
    "The peak cloud" the level (2,100 tons) l, equips 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations install the antisubmarine rocket launcher l place.

Escort ship: 21.
    "Arab League military snuggles up to" the level (2,050 tons) 6, equips 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 4 associations attires "the harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2.
    "The evening open" the level (1,470 tons) 2, equips 4 associations attires "the harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations install the antisubmarine rocket launcher l place.
     "The stone is ferocious" the level (1,290 tons) l, equips 4 associations attires "the harpoon" type anti-ship missile launcher 2, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2, 4 associations install the antisubmarine rocket launcher l place.
    "After builds" the level (1,470 tons) l l, equips 8 associations attires "Arab League Si Locker" the type surface-to-underwater missile launching device l place, 3 associations install antisubmarine torpedo launching tube 2.
    "The deer island" the level (4,060 tons) l, equips 3 associations attires 324 millimeters tube nest 2, 76 millimeters naval guns l gate, helicopter take off and landing platform l place.

Missile Shui Jiting: 3.
    PG - Ol "the gull hawk" the level (50 tons), equips SSM - the lB anti-ship missile (firing distance 150 kilometers) 4, the US standard 20 millimeters "crowded" the short range defense system l place.

两栖?and sweeps the mine naval vessel: 46.

Tank landing ship: 8.
    "Three water's edges" the level (2,000 tons) 3, the equipment US standard double joint attire 76 millimeters naval guns l gate, the double joint attire 40 millimeters "are abundant 福斯" the naval gun l gate, carries the soldier 200, tank 10.
    "Grasps America" the level (1,480 tons) 3, equips the double joint attire 40 millimeters "to be abundant 福斯" naval gun 2, carries the soldier 130, tank 5.
    "By is good" the level (590 tons) 2, may carry soldier 70.
Landing craft: 2, the LCM mechanized landing craft (25 tons) I, may carry soldier 80; The landing craft (12 tons) l, may carry soldier 40.

Sweeps the mine naval vessel: 36.
    "The ancestor valley" the level (2,150 tons) mine l, equips the helicopter deck, 3 associations attires 324 millimeters antisubmarine torpedoes launching device 2, US standard double joint attire 76 millimeters naval guns l gate.
    "The early time" the level (2,000 tons) mine clearance support ship l, equips the helicopter deck, 3 associations attires 324 millimeters antisubmarine torpedoes launching device 2, the US standard double joint attire 76 millimeters naval guns l gate, has the mine ability.
    "Eight heavy mountains" the level (1,000 tons) the sea sweeps/mine 3.
    "Initially the island" the level (440 tons) and "the space and the island" the level (490 tons) the coast sweeps/hunts for thunder ship 30.
    "Lucky river" level (380 tons) mine clearance support ship l.

Nearshore patrol boat: 3.
   "19" level.

Fleet support ship: 4.
    "Ten and field" level (standard displacement 8,150 tons/full loads 15,850 tons) 3.
    "The mold" the level (the standard displacement 5,000 tons/full loads I1600 ton) l, equips the helicopter take off and landing platform.

Submarine rescue ship: (5,400 tons) 2.

Trains the naval vessel: 7.
    "Harvest moon" level training ship 2.
    Training support ship 5.

Investigation/development craft: 8.

Ice breaker: L.

Navigation airplane 390 frames.
Battle airplane: 210 frames.
    Marine loitering aircraft: 98, P - 3C.
    Armed helicopter: Approximately l10 Yu Jia.
    Anti-submarine warfare helicopter: 105, the date make HSS - 2B 58, SH - 6OJ 47.
    Mine countermeasures helicopter: 10, US standard MH - 53E "Pipefish" type.

Electronic warfare airplane: 2, EP - 3C.

Support safeguard airplane: 180 frames.
    Transport aircraft: 4, YS - l lM.
    Search and rescue helicopter: 41, US - lA 10, UH - 605 l l, S - 61 10, UH - 60J 10.
    Trainer aircraft: 137.
        Fixed-winged aircraft: L13 frame, KM - 2 30, P - 3C 13, T - 5 30, TC - 90/UC - 90 30, YS - l lT/M 10.
        Helicopter: 24, SH - 60J 2, HSS - 2B 12, OH - 6D/J 10.

The air self-defense force air self-defense force 44,200 people, the main combat unit is the air defense command, governs 4 aviation aspects team, equips each airplane 456 frames, fighter aircraft 353 frames. Arranges has 1 air defense command, 3 aviation aspect team, 1 aviation mixes Cheng Tuan, 6 fights air wings, 6 air defense missile groups, 1 aviation support group, 1 air training group, 2 trainings air wings, 3 flying training command, 1 aviation development experiment group. About 200 F-15 and 100F-4 fighter aircraft, 30 F02 newest fighter aircraft and about 30 F-1 fighter aircraft.

Battle airplane: 420 frames.
    Attack plane: 84, F - l 74, F - 2 10.
    Fighter aircraft: 300, F - 15J/four 187, F - 4EJ l13 frame.
    Fight reconnaissance aircraft: 23, RF - 4E/EJ.
    Electronic warfare airplane: 8, EC - l l, YS - l lE 7.
    Field training airplane: 10, F - 15DJ.

Support safeguard airplane: 450 frames
    Early-warning aircraft: 13, E - 2C.
    Transport aircraft: 69.
        Fixed-winged aircraft 54: C - l 27, C - 130H 15, YS - l l 10, 747 - 400 (special plane) 2.
        Helicopter 15: CH - 47J.

Search and recovery aircraft: Approximately 80.
    Fixed-winged aircraft: 30, MU - 2 20, U - 125 10.
    Helicopter: 49, KV - 107 20, CH - 47J 20, UH - 60J 9.

Trainer aircraft: 180, T - l 40, T - 2 50, T - 3 40, T - 4 40, T - 400 10.

Liaison plane: L10 frame: B - 65 8, T - 33 20, T - 4 80, U125 - 800 2.

Missile
    Air-to-ground missile: Certain, ASM - l, ASM - 2.
    Air-to-air missile: Certain, AAM - 3, AIM - 7 "house sparrow" type, AIM - 9 "sidewinder" type.
    Antiaircraft launcher: Above 126, US standard "patriot" type 126, US standard "stinger" type if cadre.

Civilian personnel 24,927 people

Reserve duty army general reserve duty 47,900 people, ground self defense force 46,000 people, Maritime Self-defense Force 1,100 people, air self-defense force 800 people; Rapid reaction reserve duty 1,373 people (ground self defense force).

 Each kind of ship ship: Approximately 510.
 Large-scale picket ship: 50.
    "Spreads the island" the level (6,500 tons) l, the equipment "the ultra puma" type helicopter 2.
    "The Swiss ear" the level (4,900 tons) 2, equip Bell 212 helicopters 2.
    "The ancestor valley" the level (3,200 tons) 8, equip Bell 212 helicopters l.
    "The island" the level (2,650 tons) l, equips 35 millimeters "Erleigh to be spatial" the naval gun l gate.
    "伊豆" the level (2,081 tons) 2, equip 40 millimeters "to be abundant 福斯" the naval gun l gate.
    "Male deer" level (1,883 tons) 3.
    "Wild island" level (1,500 tons) l.
    "Big king" level (1,200 tons) 4.
    "Knows the bed" the level (1,000 tons) 28, equips 40 millimeters "to be abundant 福斯" the naval gun l gate.

Medium picket ship: 38.
    "High takes" the level (634 tons) 2.
    "Day salt" level (630 tons) 14.
    "Beautiful curtain" level (615 tons) 20.
    "Arrow but actually" level (376 tons) l.
    "Hole water" level (230 tons) l.

Nearshore patrol boat: Approximately 250.

Miscellaneous ship: Approximately 170, service ship approximately 90, the safeguard/teach training ship 80.

Each kind of airplane: 62.

    Fixed-winged aircraft: 24, YS - llA 5, the US standard "the short distance airborne freight vehicle" type 2, the US standard "airborne king" type 16, "fill the Si natrium" type l.
    Helicopter: 38, Bell 206 4, Bell 212 32, Hughes 369 2.

Foreign garrison at present, US in Japan's garrison approximately 39,100 people, army approximately 1,800 person, navy approximately 6,700 person, marine corps approximately 16,600 person, air force approximately 14,000 people.

Army holiday Self-Defense Army festival on November 1

Transportation

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    The transportation assumes the three-dimensional layout, by the marine transportation primarily, not only is the shipbuilding great nation, also is the marine transportation great nation. Railroad total length 27,400 kilometers, already operation new skeleton line long 1,953 kilometers. The year volume of goods handled 100 million ton above harbor has Kobe, Yokohama, Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka and so on. The main airfield has Narita, the feather field, Guanxi, Fukuoka, Sapporo and so on.

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    The main traveling spot includes: Mount Fuji, Tokyo, Disneyland, box root, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Okinawa and so on.

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    Capital Tokyo (Tokyo), population approximately 12.249 million (2,002). The main city has Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe and so on.

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