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Five-Power Treaty:

see naval conferencesnaval conferences,
series of international assemblies, meeting to consider limitation of naval armaments, settlement of the rules of naval war, and allied issues. The London Naval Conference
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In 1934, Japan formally renounced the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922.
Australian-Japanese relations did improve following the Washington Naval Treaty and the Australian fear of Japan largely disappeared until the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese war.
Furthermore, the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 had restricted the number of warships a nation could possess and consequently Britain was obliged to scrap a great many of these.
In the 1920s and 1930s, with the increasing technological sophistication of aircraft and the restrictions of the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922, Naval Aviation came of age.
None of the six ships had commenced construction before hostilities ceased in November 1918, and none had been launched when construction was halted on 8 February 1922, in accordance with the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty.
He shows how the Washington Naval Treaty of 1921 froze battleship construction and yet made the U.
The tonnage limits imposed by the Washington Naval Treaty and by congressionally enforced budget authority also constrained the Navy.
Fleets of World War II opens with a brief description of the details of the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 and its implications on the major naval powers.

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