19 noiembrie 2019

DSEI Japan 2019: Tokyo outlines hypersonic weapons’ development plan


Japan has outlined its plan for the coming decades to develop and acquire hypersonic weapons amid concerns by Tokyo of the growing military capabilities of neighbouring countries such as China and North Korea.An 18-page report distributed by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in Tokyo at the 18-20 November DSEI Japan 2019 defence exhibition in Chiba stated that Japan needs to acquire core technologies that contribute to the "realisation of a stand-off defensive attack capability … with hypersonic [...]