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MILITARY. That which belongs or relates to the army.

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A few years ago, during an interview covering the day-to-day realities of the Japan-US defense relationship, a Japan Air Self Defense Force colonel--a wing commander at the time--opined: "In Japan there is no long view; everything is a reaction to the perceived problems of the moment.
Noburu Yamaguchi, of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force.
The Japanese Air Self Defense Force also requires C-X (cargo aircraft) to replace the aging Kawasaki C-1 aircraft platform.