Japan to provide U.S. with missile data from Aegis Ashore

National / Politics Jul 9, 2019

Japan to provide U.S. with missile data from Aegis Ashore

Japan will provide U.S. forces with information obtained from planned Aegis Ashore ground-based missile defense systems when necessary, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said at a news conference Tuesday. The comment suggests there is a possibility that the Aegis Ashore systems would serve as a radar ...

National May 25, 2019

Mayor in Yamaguchi Prefecture asks Tokyo to scrap Aegis Ashore deployment

Norihiko Hanada, mayor of Abu, Yamaguchi Prefecture, has petitioned the central government to scrap its plan to deploy the Aegis Ashore land-based missile defense system within the prefecture. The Defense Ministry plans to deploy Aegis Ashore units at the Ground Self-Defense Force's Mutsumi training area ...