The disputed East China Sea islands which are called the Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. They are claimed by China, Japan and Taiwan. Photo: Kyodo

Japan to upgrade new missile to target aircraft carriers, as it steps up East China Sea island defences

  • Defence officials are looking at improving the anti-shipping capabilities of the new hyper velocity gliding projectile (HVGP)
  • This comes as Chinese ships continue to enter Japanese waters around the disputed islands known as the Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan
Topic |   Japan
The disputed East China Sea islands which are called the Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. They are claimed by China, Japan and Taiwan. Photo: Kyodo
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