1930 London Naval Conference

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Third in a series of five naval arms control conferences of the 1920s and 1930s, the 1930 London Naval Conference actually increased several limits of concern to treaty signatories. It granted Japan its desired 70% of U.S. and U.K. tonnage for auxiliary ships, keeping the 5:5:3 ratio on capital ships agreed at the Washington Naval Conference, and increasing the cruiser tonnage limits demanded by the U.S.