Exchange of Notes concerning a program for cooperative research on Ballistic Missile Technologies based on the Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement between Japan and the United States of America

August 16, 1999

  1. The Exchange of Notes concerning a program for cooperative research on Ballistic Missile Technologies based on the Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement between Japan and the United States of America took place on August 16 (Mon) in Tokyo between Mr. Masahiko Koumura, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and Mr. Thomas S. Foley, U.S. Ambassador to Japan.

  2. As a result of negotiations between the two governments on this cooperative research as part of the enhancement of Japan-US defense cooperation, the two sides have reached a common understanding regarding the outline of the program.

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