Wed, 20 December 2017
Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera announced that Tokyo wants to acquire a pair of long-range cruise missiles -- the 500 km-range Joint Strike Missile from Norway and the 1000 km range JASSM-ER -- to arm the country's new F-35. Aaron and Jeffrey discussion the implications for Article 9 of Japan's constitution and stability in the region.
Links of Note:
Japan Times article on the Japanese Ministry of Defense's plans for cruise missile acquisitions.
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