The head of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) said he wants to reorganize the force into mobile divisions and brigades with enhanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities and air-transportable combat vehicles to defend islands the country lays claime to in the East China Sea. “I am determined to put JGSDF through the most drastic reforms” to secure the islands of Japan’s Southwest region between Okinawa and Taiwan, Gen. Kiyofumi Iwata said ...

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