There are three primary missile types encountered in the naval battle-space, but a great deal of jargon and technical terminology surrounds them which can make it difficult for the novice… Continue reading "A Short Guide to Naval Missiles"
Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono announced today the suspension of plans to deploy two Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems, owing to costs and technical issues. The Minister abruptly announced… Continue reading "Japan Suspends Aegis Ashore Plans"
Japan launched its second Maya-class guided missile destroyer, JS Haguro (DDG-180), on 17 July in a ceremony in Yokohama City. The 170-meter (558 foot), 8,200 metric tonne destroyer was constructed… Continue reading "New Japanese Aegis Destroyer JS Haguro Launched"