Accession Number:

ADA242079

Title:

The United States/Japan Responsibility Sharing for the Marine Corps Forces

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

63.0

Abstract:

This thesis provides a historical background and current status of United StatesJapan defense responsibility sharing. it is not an attempt to determine whether Japan is contributing her fair share to the common defense or enjoying a free ride. This thesis examines the following financial issues 1 With reduced Department of Defense appropriated fund support and no reduction in the Japan-related mission andor support requirements, can the United States look to the Government of Japan GOJ to reduce the cost of this commitment 2 What is the current status of the United StatesJapan responsibility sharing What activities does the GOJ currently support 3 What changes may be anticipated in Japanese contributions to support United States forces 4 What changes may be expected in the next ten to 15 years in United StatesJapan responsibility sharing, particularly in view of actual and potential United States force structure reductions

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE