Monday, February 25, 2013

U.S. early-warning radar system to be installed near Kyoto ‹ Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

Tokyo and Washington plan to install a U.S. early-warning radar system at a coastal base near Kyoto to bolster defenses against the North Korean missile threat, reports said Sunday.

The X-band radar, capable of precisely tracking the trajectory of a ballistic missile, allows US forces to launch intercept missiles from the ground and sea once a ballistic missile has been detected.

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Comment: Cool, if they got this radar set up there, maybe that will mean the AWACS (early warning) planes out of Kadena might get to take a break and I won't lose Channels three and five all the time...

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