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- Arms control : Treaties and implementation agreements to restrict the development, production, deployment, or transfer of specified weapons or weapons technologies.
- Washington Naval Conference : Add brief definition or description
- Imperial Japanese Navy : The part of the Japanese military responsible for naval warfare, 1868-1945
- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- United States Navy : That part of the United States Department of Defense responsible for combat on, over, and under water
- Cruiser : While definitions vary with time and doctrine, a large warship capable of acting independently, as a flagship, or a major escort; capabilities include anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare, land attack, and possibly ballistic missile defense
- Heavy cruiser : The only cruiser type defined by the Washington Naval Treaty, this category has a main gun battery between 5.1"/155mm and 8"/203mm; it would normally have some armor and, if a "Treaty Cruiser", a maximum displacement of 10,000 tons
- Light cruiser : A warship larger than a destroyer, but smaller than a heavy cruiser, with more or heavier main guns (typically 6"/152mm), and some armor; often used as the flagship and core of a destroyer formation attacking with torpedoes
- Destroyer : While the definition has evolved constantly, it is a multipurpose surface warship, generally less powerful than a cruiser, with capabilities against ship, aircraft, submarine, land, and sometimes ballistic missile targets
- Submarine : A ship or boat that can travel underwater
- Reijiro Wakatsuki : Two-time Prime Minister of Japan; government financial official
- Isoroku Yamamoto : Admiral, Imperial Japanese Navy, Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet; planned the Battle of Pearl Harbor although opposed to war with the United States; shot down and killed March 1943
- Tamon Yamaguchi : Rear admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy,(1892-1942) an aviation specialist and diplomat expert on the United States, considered exceptionally able but choosing to go down with his ship at the Battle of Midway.
- Keisuke Okada : Imperial Japanese Navy admiral, involved in the London Naval Conference and supporting the Strike-South Movement; became Prime Minister of Japan and was wounded in the February 26, 1936 Incident
- World War Two in the Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.