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U.S. To Conduct Anti-Ship Missile Drills In Okinawa

January 04 2019


The U.S. will conduct its first missile drill around the Japanese island of Okinawa later this year, according to local media cited by Agence France-Presse.

The U.S. has informed Japan of the deployment of anti-ship missiles, the Sankei Shimbun reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources. 

The proposed exercise would use a mobile rocket launcher to counter simulated Chinese surface-to-sea ballistic missiles, said the Japanese newspaper. 

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