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Japan studying missile interceptor deployment in Akita, Yamaguchi

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Yamaguchi? I guess its defending Japan from nuclear subs

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@kiyoshi. yamaguchi is abes home electorate.

lets tell the enermy where they are! NK has 70 subs somewhere that could waste them in minutes.

they don't work so well and the wasted money could pay for after school care for all japanese children.

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Given that the purchase of the missile system is not included in the long-term defense program outline, Cabinet approval is needed for the deployment.

Comedy gold. This is what Trump was hawking last week when he visited Japan. Looks like the kiddies of Tokyo wont be getting their kindergardens this year, either.

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AEGIS ASHORE PAC3 covers larger area than PAC3 which were already installed in four prefectures. Neighbors of Yamaguchi Prefecture already have installed system (Shimane, Hiroshima) but better install in Yamaguchi-Prefecture. Not because Abe, but it is only the prefecture that toppled Shogun System some 400 years ago.

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In addition to a good defense system, Japan needs foreign diplomacy - both of which should not be at the cost of domestic programs which protect its citizenry.

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GoodlucktoyouNov. 12 09:30 am JST@kiyoshi. yamaguchi is abes home electorate.

lets tell the enermy where they are! NK has 70 subs somewhere that could waste them in minutes.

I take it that you are not familiar with Japanese submarine detection abilities. Please read the article, it is an eye opener.

"During the 1998 Rim of the Pacific Exercise off the coast of Hawaii, Adm. Archie Clemens, commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, was dumbfounded as a monitor screen showed that eight vessels of his fleet were “attacked and sunk” one after another by a single MSDF submarine.

In the subsequent RIMPAC exercises, MSDF submarines and surface ships have maintained the upper hand. One U.S. naval officer said that those submarines were the last thing he would like to fight, adding that if they got really serious it would become impossible to continue the exercise."

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2015/11/26/commentary/japan-commentary/japans-crack-submarine-fleet/

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