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Kyushu Hosts First PAC-3 Missile Drill Outside Military Base

Fukuoka City witnessed a landmark event as the PAC-3 missile deployment drill was conducted at Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, a first for Kyushu outside traditional military facilities. This exercise involved setting up missile interceptors and radar within 20 minutes, demonstrating Japan’s enhanced readiness for missile threats. The drill, led by Kurume City’s 8th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion, signifies a strategic shift in defense preparedness, emphasizing the ability to operate across diverse locations for national security. Source: NHK

Kyushu Hosts First PAC-3 Missile Drill Outside Military Base

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Published: Feb 29, 2024 / Last Updated: Feb 29, 2024

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