LDP eyes project team for North Korea missile defense

National / Politics Oct 27, 2019

LDP eyes project team for North Korea missile defense

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is considering establishing a new project team soon to discuss the strengthening of missile defense measures amid rapid progress made by North Korea in its nuclear and missile development programs, LDP lawmakers said Saturday. The project team is expected to ...

U.S. Army to buy two Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems

World Feb 7, 2019

U.S. Army to buy two Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems

The U.S. Army said Wednesday it wants to purchase a pair of Iron Dome short-range air defense systems, an interceptor technology developed by Israel with U.S. support. Army spokesman Col. Patrick Seiber said the deal would meet a short-term need to protect troops from "indirect ...

National Feb 16, 2018

Japan, U.S. to hold enhanced tabletop exercise on missile defense

Japan and the United States will hold a tabletop exercise for ballistic missile defense on a larger scale than before, in their latest show of unity against North Korea, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. The annual exercise, aimed at enhancing tactical skills for ballistic missile ...