Japan to develop missile to guard islands in disputed South China Sea
Japan announced development of a new land-to-sea rocket as part of intends to increase its defense of distant the southern part of isles, as stress with China growing over the questioned area,
The two nations are kept in a long-running argument over the not inhabited islets known as the Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in China.
The review comes after recurring demonstrations by Japanese people foreign ministry authorities over what Seattle calls “intrusions” by China in the territorial and continuous rich waters of the bumpy isles.
Japan intends to set up a weaponry tool, which allegedly will have a range of 300 kilometers on isles such as Miyako in Okinawa prefecture, the top-selling Yomiuri Shimbun
The range will cover the questioned isle sequence, the Yomiuri said, including that the implementation is predicted by 2023.
Officials at the Defense Ministry could not be achieved for opinion. “In light of China’s recurring functions of provocation around the Senkaku isles, Japan is designed to enhance prohibition with enhanced long-range attack ability.”