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Japan to Receive Additional US Supersonic Ballistic Missile Interceptors
November 05, 2019

Japan to Receive Additional US Supersonic Ballistic Missile Interceptors

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan will take delivery of additional Standard Missile-3 Block IIA interceptors, according to the Pentagon.

US State Department Greenlights $3.3 Billion Missile Sale to Japan
September 12, 2019

US State Department Greenlights $3.3 Billion Missile Sale to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale of 73 U.S.-made supersonic ballistic missile interceptors to Japan.
Japan Launches Second Maya-Class Guided Missile Destroyer
July 17, 2019

Japan Launches Second Maya-Class Guided Missile Destroyer

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan Marine United launched the second of two improved Atago-class guided missile destroyers on July 17.

Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer Completes Second Round of Sea Trials
July 02, 2019

Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer Completes Second Round of Sea Trials

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new surface combatant capable of ballistic missile defense is set to be commissioned in March 2020.

US Navy Shoots Down Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test
December 12, 2018

US Navy Shoots Down Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted its second successful SM-3 BlockIIA intercept test in 2018.

US State Department Approves $561 Million Missile Sale to Japan
December 05, 2018

US State Department Approves $561 Million Missile Sale to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Department of State has approved the possible sale of U.S.-made “hit-to-kill” interceptors to Japan.

US Navy Successfully Shoots Down Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test
October 27, 2018

US Navy Successfully Shoots Down Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target in Test

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully conducted a SM-3 Block IIA intercept test after two previous failed tests.
AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept
October 16, 2018

AN/SPY-6 Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Successfully Tracks Multiple Targets Through Intercept

By Ankit Panda
The SPY-6 continues to see testing and development.

Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile
September 05, 2018

Japan’s New Guided Missile Destroyer to Be Fitted With SM-6 Interceptor Missile

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s upgraded Atago-class guided missile destroyer will reportedly be fitted with the supersonic SM-6 missile interceptor.

Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense
August 01, 2018

Japan Launches New Guided Missile Destroyer Capable of Ballistic Missile Defense

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan Marine United launched the first of two improved guided missile destroyers earlier this week.

Japan Selects Lockheed Martin Solid State Radar for New Ballistic Missile Defense Systems
July 31, 2018

Japan Selects Lockheed Martin Solid State Radar for New Ballistic Missile Defense Systems

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s picked a new $1.2 billion radar for its two ground-based Aegis ballistic missile defense sites.
Japan’s New Ballistic Missile Defense System Acquisition Cost Doubles
July 25, 2018

Japan’s New Ballistic Missile Defense System Acquisition Cost Doubles

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The price for two Aegis Ashore batteries could exceed $5.4 billion -- over twice the amount initially cited by the Japanese government.

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