Japan Self-Defence Forces soldiers are seen near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters Japan Self-Defence Forces soldiers are seen near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters
Japan Self-Defence Forces soldiers are seen near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters
North Korea

Japan military on alert, prepared to intercept possible North Korean missile

There have been activities indicating Pyongyang is preparing a ballistic missile launch, possibly an intermediate-range Musudan missile, in the eastern part of North Korea facing the Sea of Japan

Topic |   North Korea
Japan Self-Defence Forces soldiers are seen near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters Japan Self-Defence Forces soldiers are seen near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters
Japan Self-Defence Forces soldiers are seen near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan, May 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters
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