UNROCA original report

Japan 1998


Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Imports

Category(I-VII) Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers United States 89 Standard Harpoon Vertical Launching System

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Military holdings

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 66 Type-61 tank
I. Battle tanks 873 Type-74 tank
I. Battle tanks 154 Type-90 tank
II. Armoured combat vehicles 303 Type-60 armored personnel carrier
II. Armoured combat vehicles 337 Type-73 armored personnel carrier
II. Armoured combat vehicles 55 Type-89 armored fighting vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 226 Type-82 command and communication vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 88 Type-87 reconnaissance and patrol vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 43 Type-87 self-propelled anti-aircraft machine gun
II. Armoured combat vehicles 4 Type-70 tank recovery vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 50 Type-78 tank recovery vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 12 Type-90 tank recovery vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 61 Type-87 gun-side ammunition vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 15 Type-75 windage measurement vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1 Type-73 armored personnel carrier (with wind measurement instrument)
II. Armoured combat vehicles 20 Chemical protection vehicle (wheel)
II. Armoured combat vehicles 180 Type-60 self-propelled 106mm recoilless rifle
III. Large calibre artillery systems 390 Type-60 106mm recoilless rifle
III. Large calibre artillery systems 358 107mm mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems 245 120mm mortar RT
III. Large calibre artillery systems 5 Type-60 self-propelled 107mm mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems 56 105mm howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems 15 155mm howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems 450 155mm howitzer FH70
III. Large calibre artillery systems 19 Type-74 self-propelled 105mm howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems 201 Type-75 self-propelled 155mm howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems 91 203mm self-propelled howitzer
III. Large calibre artillery systems 66 Type-75 130mm multiple rocket system
III. Large calibre artillery systems 36 Multiple launch rocket system MLRS
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 194 F-15J/DJ
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 110 F-4EJ F-4EJs (include upgraded versions of the F-4EJ)
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 25 RF-4E/EJ
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 59 F-1
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 100 P-3C
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 4 EP-3
V. Attack helicopters 88 AH-1S
VI. Warships 57 Destroyers
VI. Warships 16 Submarine
VI. Warships 4 Mine warfare ship
VI. Warships 3 Patrol guided missile boat
VI. Warships 6 Landing ship tank
VI. Warships 10 Auxiliary ship

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Procurement through national production

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 17 Type-90 tank
II. Armoured combat vehicles 2 Type-89 Armoured Fighting vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1 Type-82 Command and Communication vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1 Type-87 Reconnaissance and Patrol Vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1 Type-87 Self-propelled Anti-aircraft Machine Gun
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1 Type-90 Tank Recovery Vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 3 Type-87 Gun-side Ammunition Vehicle
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1 Chemical Protection Vehicle (wheel)
II. Armoured combat vehicles 26 Type-96 Armoured Personnel Carrier (wheel)
III. Large calibre artillery systems 27 120mm mortar RT
III. Large calibre artillery systems 3 Type-96 Self-propelled 120mm mortar
III. Large calibre artillery systems 6 155mm howitzer FH70
III. Large calibre artillery systems 9 Multiple launch rocket system MLRS
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 9 F-2
V. Attack helicopters 1 AH-1S
VI. Warships 2 Destroyer
VI. Warships 1 Submarine
VI. Warships 1 Landing Ship Tank

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Note: Information about small arms and light weapons was not requested before 2006