Japan will deal with the national deployment of Patriot 3 missile threat to North Korea (graph)
Data Figure: Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers guarding the Patriot air defense missiles next to the Source: Oriental ic
BEIJING, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) According to Singapore,” Lianhe Zaobao ” citing Japanese media reports, North Korea to strengthen the response to the so-called “ballistic missile” threats, Japan will “Patriot III missiles (PAC3)” to expand the deployment of air defense missiles to the country, building anti-missile defense of Japan throughout the fence.
Japan’s Ministry of Defense claimed that, based on the North Korean long-range ballistic missile launched in April, July 7 launch range covering almost the whole territory of Japan, “Nodong” medium-range ballistic missiles, and develop small nuclear warheads by missile , decided to “Love III” extended air defense missile deployment to the country, building anti-missile defense defense throughout the network. According to the “Sankei Shimbun” reported that the Japanese Ministry of Defense next year, the budget provision to require additional government funding.
Currently, Japan has six “group of ASDF overhead”, the group has dispersed the missiles in the four base units, in 2007 at its headquarters in Saitama Iruma base in the first antiaircraft defense of the capital base is deployed where the “Love III” missile, and decided to defend next year to complete the first 4 Kansai areas of high radiation group and defend Kyushu 2 antiaircraft group of the “Love III” missile deployment.
responsible for the defense of Hokkaido’s third-aircraft base defense northeast parts of the group of 6 antiaircraft defense of the Ryukyu Islands and the fifth group of high-launched aircraft are currently deployed to intercept only the “Love II” missile.