The security of Japan’s maritime borders is a top priority for the country’s government. The roles of the Japan Coast Guard and the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force are paramount in these security operations as Japan navigates an international landscape in the East China Sea complicated by an emboldened China.
"Maritime Security—The Architecture of Japan’s Maritime-Security System in the East China Sea,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 72
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol72/iss4/5