Japanese Aegis Ashore Likely To Be Operational In 2022-23

Credit: Aegis Ashore system: Lockheed Martin
SYDNEY—A long-anticipated Japanese decision to acquire two U.S. Aegis Ashore systems will offer national coverage against North Korean ballistic missiles but, the government suggests, not until 2022–23. The acquisition will release Japan’s Aegis destroyers for other duties, including protecting...

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