David \ (Macross3@excite.com)
Sat, 22 Apr 2000 12:24:41 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 22 Apr 2000 11:58:44 MST, gundam@aeug.org wrote:

> Um, I don't know where you get your information, but its rather out of
> Last year Japan spend $42.9 Billion dollars on their military. While
> is rather low as a percentage of GDP (less than one percent), it's still
> of the largest military budgets in the world.

Actually, I never heard this. Must have been asleep last year (pretty

fall fairly easily.
> Definitely not. Given the distance and China's deficincies in blue water

> naval strength, the JMSDF and JASDF would probably be able to take out
> Chineese invasion force without any U.S. help at all (assuming no nukes).

Can't argue with that. You seem to know your military history inside and
out. Me, I'm just a kid.


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