Japan is seeking to enhance its defence capabilities in the face of the North Korean missile threat and China’s assertiveness in the East China Sea. File photo: AFP Japan is seeking to enhance its defence capabilities in the face of the North Korean missile threat and China’s assertiveness in the East China Sea. File photo: AFP
Japan is seeking to enhance its defence capabilities in the face of the North Korean missile threat and China’s assertiveness in the East China Sea. File photo: AFP
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Japan to develop new ‘stand-off’ anti-ship missiles

  • Missiles would allow Japan to expand strategy known as anti-access area denial
  • Japan plans powerful Aegis radar on two new warships after scrapping land-based option

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Japan is seeking to enhance its defence capabilities in the face of the North Korean missile threat and China’s assertiveness in the East China Sea. File photo: AFP Japan is seeking to enhance its defence capabilities in the face of the North Korean missile threat and China’s assertiveness in the East China Sea. File photo: AFP
Japan is seeking to enhance its defence capabilities in the face of the North Korean missile threat and China’s assertiveness in the East China Sea. File photo: AFP
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