July 21, 2014 Japan Now Has The Fastest Growing UAV Program In The World!
"For the period 2014-2023, our forecasts show that they [Japan] are looking to build three Global Hawk drones, in addition to missile detecting UAVs, to deter possible threats of nuclear attack from North Korea and the advancing military strength of China," the analyst, who requested anonymity to speak candidly on issues related to agency clients, told Quartz. " They [Japan] are progressing their indigenous design and development capability at a rapid pace and could actually meet their objectives even before fiscal year 2020."
The forecast would represent a more than 300% increase in drones from current investment levels, which would make Japan's the fastest growing UAV program in the world, said the analyst.
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