Philippine Sea

Thursday, August 31, 2006

Sixth Japanese Aegis launched


From here:
The Maritime Self-Defense Force launched its sixth Aegis destroyer at a Wednesday ceremony in a dockyard in Nagasaki as part of Japan's plan to add sea-borne antimissile capabilities.
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The government plans to fit the six Aegis destroyers with the SM-3s, which are capable of intercepting ballistic missiles.

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