Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Japan contemplates difficult alternatives to Aegis Ashore

15th September 2020 - 22:15 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo

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The Japanese MoD is considering alternatives to Aegis Ashore, with three potential ballistic missile defence (BMD) plans encompassing an isolated installed launcher, mega-floating platform or an increase in Aegis destroyers.

The first plan would see a missile launcher installed at sea or on a coast to solve the problem of ...

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