The Japanese Self-Defense Force went to the United States to launch landing training.
China News Service, February 21st According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), the Japanese government decided in the new defense program to create a force for the Land Self-Defense Force to be responsible for landing operations. On the 20th, the news said that its core team members had a large-scale landing training with the US Marine Corps on the West Coast of the United States.
At the US military base in California, the land-based self-defense force from the Nagasaki Prefecture of Japan last month was responsible for the defense of the island. The western side is equivalent to the infantry. “General Division” Company Company 270 About 500 people from the US Marine Corps continued to train.
In the defense plan outline formulated by the Japanese government in December last year, it was decided that within the next five years, among the land self-defense forces, the Land and Water Group will be established to be responsible for landing operations.
The troops of the Ground Self-Defense Force, which is responsible for the defense of the outlying islands, now only have about 700 people in the general branch of the western region. The government intends to reach the scale of 3,000 people by creating the “Water and Land Mobile Group”.
In addition, the self-defense team members who participated in the landing training for the first time accounted for about half. With the expansion of the size of the troops, cultivating talents has become a major issue for the Ground Self-Defense Forces.
Responsible Editor: Zhang Xiaofang