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PM Kishida says GOJ will “examine” option of acquiring capability to attack enemy bases 

  • November 28, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri, Sankei
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Asahi, Yomiuri, and Sankei reported on Sunday that Prime Minister Kishida delivered an address to the Ground Self-Defense Force at Camp Asaka on Saturday. He reportedly said: “We will examine every possible option, including acquiring the capability to attack enemy bases, and strengthen the necessary defense capabilities.” He went on to say: “We cannot overlook the development and enhancement of new technologies, such as hypersonic weapons and missiles with irregular trajectories.” He also noted that China “is strengthening its military power without sufficient transparency and continuing its attempts to unilaterally change the status quo.” 

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