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Analysis: Japanese BMD solutions face challenges

26th September 2017 - 07:29 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo


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North Korea’s continued cruise missile, intermediate-range ballistic missile and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches – 14 to date in 2017 – have caused Tokyo to seriously rethink its to ballistic missile defence (BMD) approach as it now eyes Aegis Ashore.

North Korean Hwasong-12 missiles flew over Japanese territory on 29 August ...

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