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What does NDPO stand for?

NDPO stands for National Defense Program Outline (Japan)

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Based on "the National Defense Program Outline in and after FY 1996", Japan is reshaping its defense capability, but it remains committed to four fundamentals: it maintains an exclusively defense-oriented policy, avoids developing military capabilities that might threaten other countries, adheres to non-nuclear principles, and upholds civilian control of the military.
Asked if the new National Defense Program Outline, which was adopted earlier in the day, means to regard China as a security threat, Koizumi said, ''China possesses nuclear weapons although possessing nuclear weapons does not necessarily mean a threat.
In a move linked to the planned review of the government's National Defense Program Outline, a subcommittee of the LDP's National Defense Division has compiled a set of recommendations.
12 Kyodo Selected editorial excerpts from the Japanese press: SHIFT IN SECURITY POLICY (The Japan Times, an English-language daily) Japan's security policy is likely to change significantly under the new National Defense Program Outline, which lays out guidelines for improving the nation's defense capabilities over the next 10 years.