Japanese Defense Minister is expected to intercept North Korean missiles today issued the command (Figure)
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26 Japanese media disclosed in the noted North Korea has begun preparations to launch satellites, the Japanese Self-Defense Forces intercept program has begun. Land and sea-based missile defense system missile defense system in three days, that is 30 to start. 25, the Japanese government has also decided to simplify procedures, the defense minister announced directly by the intercept from the North Korean “missile” command.
issued Japan’s first missile that
North Korea had announced in April between 4 to 8 satellite launch. But the United States, Japan claimed that North Korea may launch a “Taepodong” 2 intercontinental ballistic missile. The Japanese Government has repeatedly hinted that the intercept may be down to the waters of the North Korean or Japanese territory “missile.”
25, the Japanese chief cabinet secretary, foreign minister, defense minister to intercept North Korean “missile” to hold a special meeting decided to simplify the procedures for the missile defense program, not the Cabinet discussion, and direct through Japan Security Council, the Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada officially on the 27th issued to the Self-Defense Forces “to intercept North Korean ‘missile’” command.
missile defense program which will load the SDF since 2005, since the relevant laws, the first official Japanese government issued an order to intercept incoming missiles.
Tokyo region is the focus of anti-missile
Japan into the existing sea-based missile defense system (SM3) and land-based (PAC-3) system . Japanese media said North Korea is expected to launch in early April the “missile” may be over after Northeast Japan. If its down to the Japanese territory or territorial sea, the Maritime Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyer first launched by the SM3 missile intercept. There will be two destroyers to implement this task. If maritime interdiction fails, the deployment of ABM systems on land re-intercept. Land-based missile defense will focus on three of Japan’s capital Tokyo area locations and two locations in Northeast Japan. Part of the anti-missile system will use mobile launchers.
integration of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces chief of staff of wood off a good one 26, told the media that, once the interception order was issued against the SDF will quickly enter the state. “As long as Yasukazu Hamada order was given, (SDF) will implement a thorough preparation.” Folding wood said.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Takeo Kawamura told a news conference the day there is no direct Speaking to intercept North Korean “missile”, he stressed that Japan will fully defend the national security, “(for North Korea ‘missile’ issue) the Japanese government will based on major concerns, efforts to collect intelligence, must be prepared for every possible situation … … to ensure maximum security and peace of mind of national life. “
success is still unknown
However, despite the Japanese Self-Defense Forces preparing for incoming North Korean “missile”, but can it succeed, the Japanese government also has questions about sound. Japanese media said the Japanese missile defense system aimed at medium-range missiles, North Korea, but this is if North Korea launches long-range missile, the missile defense system that Japan will do nothing.
Defense Ministry official who asked not to be named, told the media that if the North Korean “missile” in the expected loss of control outside the stage, “it would be very difficult to calculate its trajectory.” (Facing)
■ response to the U.S.
allocation of U.S. anti-missile destroyer intensive
Japanese media said that at least 5 Aegis ships will be deployed around Japan
26, Japanese media reported, as a response to North Korea launched a “missile” an important signal, at least five U.S. Navy Aegis destroyer will be launched in North Korea “missiles” deployed in the former the waters surrounding Japan. But U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States did not intercept North Korean “missile” program.
Japanese media reported that U.S. troops deployed around Japan’s Aegis destroyers in at least five are equipped with SM3 sea-based missile defense system. 25, the U.S. Seventh Fleet, two Aegis destroyers had left a short stop in Hong Kong, Japan Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, and one to stop. Aomori in Japan, Hong Kong, calling at a U.S. destroyer is another sunrise in Hong Kong 26. Japanese media said that three U.S. warships are cruising in the Sea of ??Japan and the Pacific Ocean.
Despite intensive deployed forces, but U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton 25 local time in Washington that the U.S. does not intercept North Korean “missile” program. Hillary said that if North Korea launched a “missile”, the United States to the UN Security Council this problem. She said, “North Korea launched a ‘missile’ is a provocative move, we will do our best to persuade North Korea to stop firing.”
Clinton stressed that “(launch ‘missiles’) are suspected of violating Council resolutions If North Korea launched the implementation of the United States will take appropriate response measures. “(Facing)
■ reaction Korea
Korea to send emergency “King Sejong ship”
the most advanced Aegis warships to South Korea, North Korea will go to the relevant area to track the “missile”
with the suspected North Korean long-range missile rocket installation In the transmitter, the South Korean military decided to urgently send the country’s most advanced Aegis warships: “King Sejong” destroyer rushed to the relevant area of ??the North Korean “missile” closely follow the implementation.
26 South Korean media quoted government sources as saying: “It is understood that North Korea has long-range ‘missiles’ launch pad loaded South Korean military believes North Korea is about to launch missiles, and plans to send Aegis destroyer’ King Sejong ship’。”
“King Sejong the ship” is a South Korean military first Aegis destroyer, equipped with the SPY-ID (V) radar, the Aegis combat system and other components, which can detect and the pursuit of 1000 kilometers away land, sea, air targets.
learned that the “King Sejong ship” will be implemented in the relevant area of ??the North Korean rocket launch detection and tracking tasks. According to South Korea and the U.S. speculated that North Korea’s rocket launch pad loaded length of about 30 meters, but was partially obscured warheads, has not been confirmed is not satellite. 26 South Korean government said that if North Korea launched a “missile” will “on the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia security of a deep threat.” (Cases and)
■ reaction Korea
satellite to the Security Council against North Korea
comprehensive Xinhua News Agency Xinhua 26 DPRK Foreign Ministry spokesman said in Pyongyang, North Korea strongly opposed to the UN Security Council to discuss North Korea satellite launch issues, and to such actions as the DPRK, “the brutal conduct of hostilities”, the DPRK will have to “take the necessary strong effective measures. ”
spokesman said North Korea had said, North Korea denied the right to peaceful use of space, violating the autonomy of Korea, is the Korean hostilities. If the name of the UN Security Council to implement such hostilities, it means that the Council itself denied the joint statement adopted at the six-party talks.
spokesman said, as long as the post involves the issue of North Korean satellite launch files, all of North Korea “brutal acts of hostility,” even if North Korea launched a satellite issue to the Security Council, is also a “brutal act of hostility . ”
spokesman said that the event of hostilities, six-party talks on Korean nuclear issue no longer exists, so far as to achieve the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, all processes will be “back to square one.” North Korea will have to “take the necessary strong measures.”
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the international community is 26, do not rush the issue on the Korean plans to launch satellite to do conclusions.