Japan controls the Diaoyu Islands – which Tokyo calls the Senkaku Islands – a disputed chain in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo

Japan is developing supersonic glide bombs to defend remote islands

Japan eyes longer-range weapon for operations to retake claimed territory

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Japan controls the Diaoyu Islands – which Tokyo calls the Senkaku Islands – a disputed chain in the East China Sea. Photo: Kyodo
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Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall

Julian Ryall never expected to still be in Japan 24 years after he first arrived, but he quickly realised its advantages over his native London. He lives in Yokohama with his wife and children and writes for publications around the world.