Japanese Self Defense Force unveiled its Type 20 rifle. It has similar features as a SCAR and is chambered for 5.56 NATO round, although 7.62 version may be in development
According to an article on Nihon Keizai Shimbun, each rifle will cost about 280,000 Yen(about $2,600 US). 3,000 rifles will be purchased on Fiscal Year 2020.
300 H&K SPF9(VP9 in US) will be purchased this year as well.