January 12 2011
The Japanese government says it will allow the U.S. to transfer missiles to other countries that were jointly developed with Japan, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun.
Officials in Tokyo said they are still establishing the criteria that would allow Washington to deploy SM-3 Block IIA missiles in Europe and other parts of the world.
The transfer decision reflects Japan's resolve to deepen its alliance with the U.S., according to unnamed government sources.
The missiles are...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.