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Fiscal 2007 Defense Budget Request

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The Japan Defense Agency presented its budget request for fiscal 2007 (April 2007-March 2008), totaling \4,863.6 billion, to the Ministry of Finance on August 31. In addition to establishing a defense organization responsive to a new age as well as enhancing policymaking functions, major features of the budget requested are placing priority on response to new threats and diverse contingencies, including attacks by ballistic missiles, terrorists, guerrillas, and special operation units, and ensuring the more efficient buildup of defense strength.

Defense Budget Request for Fiscal 2007