Japan—ASDF Deploy PAC-3 Air Defense Systems In Tokyo In Rare Exercise 

Jiji Press | 10/09/2019

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) has deployed an air defense missile battery to Tokyo as part of an exercise, reports the Jiji Press (Tokyo).  On Wednesday, a unit from the 1st Air Defense Missile Group based at Iruma Air Base in Saitama prefecture north of Tokyo practiced deploying PAC-3 missile launchers, radar and support vehicles and equipment to the Tokyo Rinkai Disaster Prevention Park in Koto Ward, reported the Asahi Shimbun.  Live ammunition was not part of the training. Defense...

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