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PAC-3 missile interceptor deployed on Defense Ministry premises

  • October 12, 2019
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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Saturday morning’s Mainichi and Nikkei wrote that they have learned from a GOJ source that the Ministry of Defense has deployed two ASDF Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC)-3 systems on its premises, speculating that the move was made in preparation for possible ballistic missile launches by the DPRK. This is the first time for the ministry to deploy the system on its premises since July 2018.


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