US Offers Japan 80 Patriot Missiles

Patriot missile launching
Humm… ya know, this isn’t going to go well with Japan’s neighbors. If there’s one thing that that regions can’t stand is it’s an armed Japan. I wonder how this will play out.

 The United States has offered Japan up to 80 more Patriot interceptor missiles following North Korea’s rocket tests last month, a news report said Thursday. Japan’s Defense Agency intends to take up part of the offer as it accelerates the planned deployment of a missile defense system, the Kyodo News agency reported, citing unnamed sources.

US Offers Japan 80 Patriot Missiles