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Japan-UK security partnership will deepen

Wednesday, February 15, 2023


The former provides a legal framework for UK and Japanese forces to deploy on each other’s territory. The latter pools resources for the joint development of a next-generation fighter jet.


  • The RAA will enhance training and joint exercises, but is not aimed at wartime basing.
  • For Tokyo, London is no substitute for Washington, nor is it intended to be.
  • Japan's aim is to complicate China’s rise, while also demonstrating its own agency to Washington.

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