Japan favors Aegis Ashore over THAAD to bolster missile defenses: sources

National May 13, 2017

Japan favors Aegis Ashore over THAAD to bolster missile defenses: sources

Japan is leaning toward choosing the Aegis Ashore missile-defense system over another advanced system called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), government and ruling party sources have said. Faced with North Korea's rapid missile and nuclear development, and its threats, Japan has been looking into ...