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Space defense unit to be launched in Yamaguchi   

  • October 16, 2021
  • , Yomiuri
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Saturday’s Yomiuri wrote that the Defense Ministry plans to establish a space defense unit at an ASDF base in Yamaguchi Prefecture next fiscal year, saying that 20-plus personnel will engage in surveillance for the purpose of protecting domestic satellites from electronic jamming operations by an enemy. The daily added that an existing space defense unit that was launched in Tokyo last year is responsible for monitoring outer space in general.    

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