Japan is considering amassing an arsenal of more than 1,000 of its planned long-range missiles, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the plans. Photo: AP/File
Japan is considering amassing an arsenal of more than 1,000 of its planned long-range missiles, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the plans. Photo: AP/File
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Japan considers deploying long-range missiles to counter China: report

  • The projectiles, which have a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometres (310 to 3,420 miles), will be deployed mainly across the Nansei Islands and Kyushu
  • Japan is seeking to close the ‘missile gap’ with China, which has about 300 sea-based and 1,900 land-based missiles, according to Yomiuri

Japan is considering amassing an arsenal of more than 1,000 of its planned long-range missiles, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the plans. Photo: AP/File
Japan is considering amassing an arsenal of more than 1,000 of its planned long-range missiles, the Yomiuri newspaper reported, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the plans. Photo: AP/File
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