Until April 2014, Japan’s export policy prevented the export of military goods to any foreign country. Similar restrictions were applied to military technology, such as that associated with the design, production, and use of arms, the recent trends as more internation

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Japan’s aerospace industry has a strong international reputation, particularly in the field of research and development (R&D). Recently, however, it has shifted its focus from R&D to the commercialisation of space technology.


Since the end of the Second World War, Japan’s aerospace and defence (A&D) industry has been significantly limited by restrictions on arms exports, which, in addition to prohibiting the sale of arms abroad, have


The Japanese aeronautics sector is one of the largest in the world; however a need to increase competitiveness through international collaboration is being increasingly recognised by those in the industry.

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