Japan Considering Tomahawk Acquisition, Kyodo Says

Credit: Tomahawk: U.S. Navy
SHANGHAI—Japan is considering an acquisition of Raytheon BGM-109 Tomahawk missiles, Kyodo news agency says, following a recommendation by a parliamentary committee that the country do so. Deployment of Tomahawks, contrary to Japan’s long-standing disavowal of offensive weapons, would be aimed at...
Bradley Perrett

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

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