Focused On China, Japan Expands Sigint Stations

Credit: Desmond Ball and Richard Tanter
Yonaguni is the westernmost Japanese island, almost in sight of Taiwan and as close to the Chinese mainland as just about any part of Japan. Last year construction of a radio signals intelligence (sigint) station began there. On Iwo Jima, 1,860 km (1,160 mi.) to the east and far into the Pacific...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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