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GSDF electronic warfare unit to be stationed on Japan’s westernmost island

  • August 4, 2021
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo
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Okinawa Times and Ryukyu Shimpo reported that Defense Minister Kishi told the press yesterday that arrangements are being made to deploy an electronic warfare unit to the GSDF camp on Yonaguni Island in FY2023. Pointing out that by March next year similar units will be deployed to two other installations in the island prefecture, the papers said the third platform on the westernmost isle is intended to beef up the defense of the island chain between southern Kyushu and Yonaguni.

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