Japan’s Aegis Ashore Program Suddenly Crashes

Aegis Ashore deckhouse.
Aegis Ashore deckhouse.
Credit: U.S. Missile Defense Agency
Deployment of two planned Lockheed Martin Aegis Ashore anti-ballistic-missile batteries in Japan looks improbable following a decision to indefinitely suspend the program because of potential danger to civilians. Minister’s assessment suggests little alternative to cancellation Radars could be...

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