Japanese Defense Budget Request Prioritizes Missile Defense

Credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
BEIJING—Missile defense features prominently in the latest budget request of the Japanese defense ministry, with plans for acquiring Aegis Ashore and additional ground- and sea-based interceptors, and for developing a supporting radar system. The proposed budget for the year beginning April 2018 is...
Bradley Perrett

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

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