JSDF Joint Staff, Chief of Staff General Koji Yamazaki

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November 2019

The Japan Self-Defence Forces (JSDF) are among the most modern forces in the Asia-Pacific. Throughout the years, the service has been actively carrying out plans to modernise all services under its jurisdiction–the Japan Ground Self- Defence Force, Japan Air Self-Defence Force, and Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force. ADJ talks to Gen Koji Yamazaki, Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defence Forces who provides some insights into the security threats facing Japan today, the country’s defence policy, and ties with other Asia-Pacific forces.