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Author Ball, Desmond, author.

Title The tools of Owatasumi : Japan's ocean surveillance and coastal defence capabilities / Desmond Ball and Richard Tanter.

Publication Info. Canberra ACT, Australia : Australian National University Press, [2015]


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 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Post-Cold War intrusions into Japanese waters -- The JMSDF's ocean surveillance architecture -- The Japanese ground self-defense force (JGSDF) -- The organization of the JMSDF: the high command, fleet bases and regional districts -- Japanese undersea surveillance systems, 1920-45 -- Technical developments since 1945 -- US SOSUS stations -- JMSDF ELINT/undersea surveillance stations -- Airborne ocean surveillance -- JMSDF SIGINT collection and ocean surveillance ships -- The US Ocean Surveillance Information System (OSIS) -- The Maritime Safety Agency (MSA)/Japan Coast Guard (JCG) -- Assessment of Japan's ocean surveillance capabilities.
Language English.
Summary Japan is quintessentially by geography a maritime country. Maritime surveillance capabilities - underwater, shore-based and airborne - are critical to its national defence posture. This book describes and assesses these capabilities, with particular respect to the underwater segment, about which there is little strategic analysis in publicly available literature.
Subject Boundary disputes.
Underwater surveillance -- Japan.
Territorial waters -- Japan.
Territorial waters -- China.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Boundary disputes. (OCoLC)fst00837091
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Territorial waters. (OCoLC)fst01148085
Underwater surveillance. (OCoLC)fst01739267
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Tanter, Richard, author.
Other Form: Erscheint auch als: Druck-Ausgabe Ball, Desmond. Tools of Owatatsumi . Japan's ocean surveillance and coastal defence capbilities
ISBN 9781925022278 (electronic bk.)
1925022277 (electronic bk.)

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