In light of Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s recent visit to Japan and South Korea to strengthen defense ties with our closest allies in East Asia, MDAA is releasing its newly published report Japan: Priorities for Missile Defense Development and U.S. Partnership.
Drawing from years of interaction with Japanese missile defense community, and most recently from our U.S. 7th Fleet and JMSDF Aegis BMD Recognition in Yokosuka last February, this report details the history and current state of Japanese-U.S. BMD cooperation, threats to Japanese security, current missile defense capabilities, and the future steps Japan is looking to take in its quest to secure itself from air and space breathing threats.
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