According to the source, the request will be formed in August, and the application will take into account the funds needed for the purchase of Japanese-made long-range missiles as part of Tokyo's policy of obtaining the potential to launch a counterattack on a possible enemy. In addition, the application will take into account the funds for construction of two special air defence ships with Aegis systems.
It is reported that,
in 2022, the Japanese Government approved an updated national security
strategy, which assumes an increase in defence spending to 2 percent of GDP by
2027 based on the NATO model.