The Japanese and Chinese Military Comparison Essay by Top Papers

The Japanese and Chinese Military
A comparison of the militaries of both China and Japan.
# 139039 | 1,250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Asian Studies (General) , Military (Military History)

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The paper discusses how both China and Japan have ancient military traditions. The paper explains that Japan was traditionally known for the military prowess of the individual, the Samurai, the fierce and highly trained sword armed warriors. The paper also explains that China was known for its military technology, an awesome collection of weapons and technology, the most famous of which is gunpowder. This paper compares both militaries in the past 200 years.

From the Paper:

"The current Japanese military is considered high respectable and competent, able to handle itself in local situations which might endanger Japanese national security. The current Chinese military is considered to approach formidable, particularly in light of current expansion efforts. China, in fact, is the only country referred to as a potential "peer competitor," (Hammes 257-259)a possible future direct military threat to the United States."

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