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Japan dumps Aegis Ashore missile defense system

It’s official — Japan has ditched plans to deploy the ¥450 billion (US$4.2 billion) Aegis Ashore land-based missile interception system, Kyodo News reported. “After deliberations at the NSC, we have come to the decision to cancel the deployment in Yamaguchi and Akita prefectures,” Defense Minister Taro Kono told a panel of ruling party lawmakers, referring […]