Kaiju Defense Force The Japanese Military is technically not a military, it's a "Self-Defense Force", hence its abbreviation: JSDF (Japan Self Defense Force). Also known as the Jieitai (自自自), it is split into three branches: Ground, Maritime (Navy) and Air. According to The Other Wiki , the JSDF's main policies are: • Maintaining an exclusive defense oriented policy. • To avoid becoming a major military power that might pose a threat to the world. • Refraining from the development of nuclear weapons, and to refuse to allow nuclear weapons inside Japanese territory. • Ensuring civilian control of the military. • Maintaining security arrangements with the United States. • Building up defensive capabilities within moderate limits. Much of these policies arose from the aftermath of World War II and Imperial Japan . The Nuclear weapon policy especially is a reaction to the fact that Japan is the only nation to have ever been attacked with Nuclear Weapons. The JSDF is never officially referred to as a
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