JDF JapanDefenseFocus No.103 Sep. 2018

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Minister of Defense Onodera Visits JAXA’s Tsukuba Space Center

Minister of Defense Onodera Visits JAXA’s Tsukuba Space Center

On July 2nd, Minister Onodera visited the Tsukuba Space Center of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Space is a new domain for defense and its further utilization is an important agenda in the revision of the National Defense Program Outline and Midterm Defense Buildup Program, and the effective use of JAXA’s various technological expertise in the field of space will be even more important in the future.

Through this visit to the center, the Ministry of Defense (MOD) intends to further strengthen cooperative relations with JAXA, and promote the development and use of space for contribution of the MOD and the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) to national security.

Minister of Defense Onodera Visits JAXA’s Tsukuba Space Center
Minister of Defense Onodera Visits JAXA’s Tsukuba Space Center
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