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Japan Orders Military To Strike Any New North Korea Missiles 107

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jones_supa (887896) writes "Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea. Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera issued the order on Thursday, but did not make it public in order to avoid putting a chill on renewed talks between Tokyo and Pyongyang. The Rodong missile fell into the sea after flying 650 km, short of a maximum range thought to be some 1,300 km, which means it could reach Japan. Japanese Aegis destroyers in the Sea of Japan are equipped with advanced radar equipment able to track multiple targets and carry missiles designed to take out targets at the edge of space."
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Japan Orders Military To Strike Any New North Korea Missiles

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  • by devent (1627873) on Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:28PM (#46670737) Homepage

    Onodera has avoided publicly announcing the new missile-intercept order so as not to put a chill on those talks, Japanese media said.

    [about the order] the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

    Thank you very much anonymous source for betraying your country and make peace negations more difficult with an insane regime, that threatened many times a war against South Korea and to nuke Soul.

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