Think tank

防衛研究所

National Institute for Defense Studies ‒ NIDS

Tokyo, Japan

The National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) is the Ministry of Defense’s core policy research arm, conducting research and studies with a policy orientation primarily on security and military history, while also serving as a strategic college-level educational institution for the training of high-level officers of the Self-Defense Forces.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.nids.mod.go.jp

Address:
5-1 Ichigayahonmuracho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8808 Japan

Country:
Japan

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Japan
Operating languages
English , Japanese

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1952
Age (years)
防衛研究所
69 
Japan average
 38
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): TANAKA Satoshi
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Hirose Yukinari
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2020
防衛研究所
 94
Japan average
 19
Global average
 13
2019
防衛研究所
 136

Data notes

Last updated: 15/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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