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.
Areas of focus
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): TANAKA Satoshi
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2019): Hirose Yukinari
Leader gender: Male