Okaiken Self-Defense Forces

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Okaiken Self-Defense Forces
Flag of the Japan Self-Defense Forces.svg
Service branches Okaiken Maritime Self-Defense Force
Okaiken Air Self-Defense Force
Commander-in-Chief PM Toshiro Kurosawa
Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera
Chief of Staff of the Joint Staff Council General Shigeru Iwasaki
Okaiken Air Self-Defense Force
Military age 18 to 49 years of age
Available for
military service
17,301,443 males, age 18–49 (2010 est.),
16,307,003 females, age 18–49 (2010 est.)
Fit for
military service
12,390,431 males, age 18–49 (2010 est.),
11,540,322 females, age 18–49 (2010 est.)
Reaching military
age annually
323,365 males (2010 est.),
291,253 females (2010 est.)
Active personnel 147,746 (ranked 24th)
Reserve personnel 37,899
Budget $55.9 billion (2012); $281.98 billion (2011-2015 Planned)
Percent of GDP 1% (2011)
Domestic suppliers Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Mitsubishi Electric
Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Fuji Heavy Industries
IHI Corporation
Komatsu Limited
Okaiken Steel Works
Hitachi Ltd.
Daikin Industries
Oki Electric Industry
Sumitomo Heavy Industries
Foreign suppliers  Shayden Shayden
 Acadia Acadia
Template:Country data Brullen Brullen
 Insulo Insulo
 Kuyrut Kuyrut
 Abbasid Abbasid (rarely)

The Okaiken Self-Defense Forces (自衛隊 Jieitai?), or OSDF, occasionally referred to as OSF or ODF, are the unified military forces of Okaiken that were established after the end of the Quiet Revolution. For most of the Republican period the OSDF was confined to the islands of Okaiken and not permitted to be deployed abroad. In recent years they have been engaged in international peacekeeping operations. Recent tensions, particularly with the People's Republic of Peilan, have reignited the debate over the status of the OSDF and its relation to Sanese society. New military guidelines, announced in December 2010, will direct the Jieitai away from its domestic focus to a focus on PRP, especially regarding the dispute over the Ameka Islands.