Japanese defense ministry people: Aegis destroyers into the Yellow Sea or in consultation with China
Data Figure: Japan Maritime Self Defense Force equipped with SM-3 anti-missile system Myoko destroyer.
the original question: Aegis destroyers closer to the Korean deployment of AWACS aircraft to enhance detection capabilities
by anti-North Korea, the Japanese anti-missile approaching the Yellow Sea
newspaper’s special correspondent in Japan
North Korea launched a satellite and the nuclear test provides an endless stream of reason. According to Yonhap, reported on the 30th, North Korea indicated in the recently amended Constitution, the North Korea nuclear possessors. On the 30th, the Japanese “Asahi Shimbun” exposed a secret report of the Ministry of Defense, in response to North Korean threats under the guise of the SDF is with North Korea developing long-range ballistic missiles on the grounds that anti-missile system of the East Asian region, and even consider Zeus shield deployed to the ship from the East China Sea from North Korea closer to the Yellow Sea. China has explicitly opposed the US-ROK military exercises held in the area to avoid provoking China, a defense ministry source on the 30th to the “Global Times” reporter revealed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan are doing so in consultation with the Chinese.
“Asahi Shimbun” reported that Japan’s defense ministry has completed a draft report on the North Korean long-range ballistic missile launchers validated. Reported that the draft made it clear that the future North Korea issued a notice ready to launch ballistic missiles, the launch site of the ministry of defense will the Maritime Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyers deployed at a distance closer to the waters. Reported that the Yellow Sea belongs to the waters surrounding the launch site, to facilitate early detection of the missile launch by North Korea in the deployment of Aegis destroyers.
The report also said Korea launch a satellite notice published on March 16, the defense ministry in the East China Sea and the Sea of ??Japan immediately deployed three Aegis destroyers, but failed as the intercept of the best place to the Yellow Sea to deploy a missile interceptor equipment, also failed to North Korea satellite launch day, April 13, to grasp the information. Kyodo news agency said North Korea satellite launch failed, and did not cause harm to the Japanese territory, but it was not until 40 minutes after launch, the defense ministry to announce the Japanese government also acknowledged that there are problems in terms of intelligence passed. Therefore, the defense ministry decision to the Yellow Sea as a future focus of monitoring North Korea. April 17th, the defense ministry to set up the investigation team by the head of the defense minister assistant Chi Fang Jun Ren. The team and other departments of the Cabinet, on May 28 report to the defense minister, Tanaka Naoki relevant contents of the report.
draft, the Japanese inspection certificate should be on the following four aspects: First, the scale of the SDF and with places; second how to cooperate with local residents; the third between the Government and to convey the essentials are correct; fourth of the ways to further improve the ballistic missile defense system. On improving the anti-missile system, the report said infrared sensors in space, with high sensitivity, which is to improve the key technologies of the missile launch activities of Discovery. The report said that this infrared sensors equipped on the airplane, in order to improve the ability of the Discovery of intelligence by the Japanese patrol aircraft from the air. It also calls for independent anti-missile capability in the future need to explore how the intelligence on the basis of the U.S. early warning satellites, in conjunction with the U.S. Aegis destroyers, with Japan’s Aegis destroyers in the waters surrounding the launch site.
“Asahi Shimbun” said the draft does not explicitly write the “Yellow Sea waters, but the newspaper quoted the defense ministry to participate in the words of the investigation team members, the draft is written in the surrounding waters” means ” The Yellow Sea “, the Aegis ship will be deployed in the waters south of the Yellow Sea. The report stressed that the shelling occurred in 2010, China held joint military exercises in the Yellow Sea in northern U.S. and the ROK expressed dissatisfaction, so the US-South Korean warship deployed only in the southern Yellow Sea.
“Global Times” reporter on this the content of the draft Phone interview a defense ministry official said, the defense ministry is indeed set up under the guidance of the Prime Minister’s official residence to review the group of North Korean long-range missile launch, is stepping up work. research results to be announced as soon as possible. However, due to the related work is still underway, is temporarily unable to “Asahi Shimbun” reported that content to respond. Another defense ministry sources told the “Global Times” reporter, “Asahi Shimbun” reported that the content is true, “Taking into account relations with China, a ministry of defense may be going through the Foreign Ministry and Chinese discussion, trying not to provoke the Chinese way the Japan Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyers in the the Huanghai Gong sea deployment. This is perhaps one of the reasons that the report has not been announced. ” Kyodo news agency said the defense ministry will further the draft discussion and summary final report in early June.
enhance marine anti-missile deployment in Japan is also actively introduce advanced weapons and equipment. According to the Sankei Shimbun reported, Naoki Tanaka May 29 announced that Japan’s introduction of a U.S. F-35 stealth fighter procurement cases after long negotiations, the United States finally agreed to fully meet Japan’s defense in terms of price, performance, delivery date the requirements of the province. The U.S. also been advanced equipment to transfer to East Asia. Japan’s “Daily News”, the U.S. military despite Japan’s opposition has been determined to Futenma Air Station in Okinawa with the type of Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. ▲
Day intends to Yellow Sea to deploy Aegis destroyers to monitor the DPRK satellite launch