Japan Ministry Seeks New And Upgraded Aegis Ships

Credit: Japanese Aegis destroyers: Japan defense ministry
BEIJING—Ballistic missile defense features prominently in Japan’s proposed military budget for its next fiscal year, with the defense ministry seeking to build one Aegis destroyer and upgrade two others for the role while preparing for production of the interceptor they will carry. Construction of...
Bradley Perrett

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

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