Japan defense review could help contractors to compete globally


By Tim Kelly TOKYO, July 26 (Reuters) - Japan's promised review of its longstanding ban on arms exports, as part of a push for a more robust military, could help make its defense contractors more globally competitive by reducing costs and expanding markets. The Defense Ministry said on Friday it would review a decades-old self-imposed ban on arms exports and take action as needed. Media reports have said Japan could issue new guidelines to replace the ban, which ...


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