September 19 2017
Japan's military has deployed an anti-missile battery to the northern island of Hokkaido, close to the flight paths of recent North Korean ballistic missile tests, reports the Kyodo news agency.
The Patriot Advanced Capability-3 surface-to-air interceptors were moved Tuesday to a Ground Self-Defense Force camp in Hakodate. They came from an Air Self Defense Force Base about 44 miles away.
Tokyo previously deployed the PAC-3 system to another undisclosed part of Hokkaido,...
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