Japan Self-Defence Force members set up a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit in June, deployed in case of a North Korean rocket launch at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo. Photo: AP Japan Self-Defence Force members set up a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit in June, deployed in case of a North Korean rocket launch at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Japan Self-Defence Force members set up a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit in June, deployed in case of a North Korean rocket launch at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Japan defence ministry seeks record budget in 2017 to upgrade missile system, fighter jets

Japan Self-Defence Force members set up a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit in June, deployed in case of a North Korean rocket launch at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo. Photo: AP Japan Self-Defence Force members set up a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit in June, deployed in case of a North Korean rocket launch at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Japan Self-Defence Force members set up a PAC-3 Patriot missile unit in June, deployed in case of a North Korean rocket launch at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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