Usfj Special Measures Agreement

How important it is to ensure a stable deployment of the U.S. military to Japan and the smooth and efficient operation of Japan and the United States. Security measures, at a time when the security situation around Japan is increasingly serious, the Japanese government is supporting the rent of U.S. military facilities and territories and funding for the Facility Facilities Improvement Program (FIP) as part of the Status of U.S. Forces Agreement. Under specific agreements, Japan also bears labour costs, incidental costs and training transfer fees for U.S. forces in Japan. Both the Japanese and U.S. governments conducted a comprehensive review of the NSH to make it more stable, effective and effective, and signed a new special measures agreement on January 21, 2011. The new agreement came into force at the end of March this year after Derein`s approval. The duration of this new agreement of specific measures is five years and the agreement provides that (1) with regard to the cost of labour, the cap on the number of resources for Japan workers will be progressively capped from 23,055 currently to 22,625 during the period of the agreement, (2) the amount to be borne by Japan for each fiscal year will be limited to 24.9 billion yen. , as the percentage of costs borne by Japan is gradually reduced from about 76% to 72% of the annual cost of supply over the past five years, (3) the cost of relocating training activities to a region managed by the United States of America, such as Guam, will be gradually covered, and (4) the United States will make further efforts to reduce these expenditures. In addition, the amount of reduction in labour and pension costs will be in addition to IPF funding.

Therefore, the overall level of the NHS should be maintained at the GJ 2010 level for the five years from gJ2011 (taking into account the budget of 188.1 billion yen for the 2010 fiscal year). These agreements were confirmed in the June 2011 joint declaration. The approximately 55,000 U.S. military personnel stationed in Japan and the thousands of civilians and family members of the Department of Defense who live and work next to them testify to the depth of U.S. commitment to the U.S.-Japan alliance. The United States also sent its most powerful and advanced military assets to Japan, including the American Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike group and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The United States has more than $20 billion in government-to-government sales active with Japan under the Military Sales System (FMS).