Tokyo and Washington plan to install a US early-warning radar system at a coastal base near Kyoto to bolster defences against the North Korean missile threat, reports said Sunday.
US President Barack Obama (R) and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe are pictured at the end of their meeting on February 22, 2013. Tokyo and the US plan to install an early-warning radar system near Kyoto to bolster defences against the North Korean missile threat, reports said Sunday.
The X-band radar, capable of precisely tracking the trajectory of a ballistic missile, allows US forces to launch intercept missiles from the ground and sea once a ballistic missile has been detected.
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