In conclusion, the Aegis FMS program has proven that the United States and Japan can collaborate effectively on a complex challenging military program. Hard work, attention to detail, and superior personnel from both countries were necessary to achieve this success. The lessons and mutual respect built through the experience could be usefully applied to future U.S.-Japan collaboration.



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