The purpose of this article is to offer, on the basis of historical patterns and anticipated security needs, a plausible forecast of the force structure and missions of the JMSDF.
Martin, Edward L.
"The Evolving Missions and Forces of the JMSDF,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 48
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol48/iss2/5