Japan has deployed patriot missiles to intercept North Korea’s missile
TOKYO, 12 Aug — RIA Novosti, Yekaterina Plyasunova. The self-defense forces of Japan concluded on Saturday the deployment of interceptor missiles in the Western and South-Western parts of the country over which can fly a ballistic missile of the DPRK in case of start in the direction of the American island of GUAM.
According to the Agency Kyodo, anti-missile complexes “patriot” (PAC-3) were placed in the prefectures of Shimane and Hiroshima Prefecture on the main Japanese island of Honshu, in the prefectures of Ehime and Kochi in the South-Western island of Shikoku.
In addition, according to the channel NHK, the Japanese sea left the ship of the Maritime self-defense forces of Japan, equipped with combat information and control system “aegis” (Aegis).
The DPRK, despite the sanctions of the UN security Council continues to conduct missile tests under the pretext of protecting against threats from the United States. Ballistic missiles the DPRK often fall in the exclusive economic zone of Japan.
In the last week Pyongyang and Washington exchanged a number of threatening statements. The Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA) reported that North Korean military is studying the possibility of a missile attack on the United States military facilities on the island of GUAM in the Western Pacific ocean. And President Donald trump has threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” if North Korea is the real threat to the United States. The American leader said that if the DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN “do something with GUAM, North Korea will happen such an event, which no one has ever seen”.
On the island of GUAM is an American air base Andersen naval base APRA Harbor.