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U.S., Japan agree to include spending on training equipment in Host Nation Support 

  • December 21, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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Yomiuri wrote that it has learned from multiple GOJ sources that concerning Japan’s share of the cost for hosting U.S. troops in the country from fiscal 2022 through 2026, the governments of the United States and Japan have formally agreed to allocate funds for the procurement of equipment such as flight simulators that will enhance training for the U.S. military and also be used by the SDF. The paper wrote that the GOJ is hoping to gain the Japanese public’s understanding for its budget for host nation support by increasing spending for items that will help enhance deterrence in view of China’s military buildup. 

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