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Japan mulls deploying missile batteries in Okinawa to guard strategic strait

Japan’s government is considering deploying a surface-to-ship (SSM) missile unit to the main island in Okinawa’s island chain in response to Chinese naval movements near the strategic Miyako Strait, according to a report in the Asahi Shimbun. Government sources told Asahi on February 26 that the deployment would serve as a check to Chinese Navy ships […]