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Japan is preparing to deploy PAC-3 missile interceptors in response to the North Korean threat.

Japan readies missile shield as Pyongyang threatens Guam

Patriot batteries could be positioned in parts of Japan mentioned by North Korea

| North Korea

TOKYO -- In response to North Korea's threat to fire ballistic missiles over Japan toward Guam, the government here has begun preparing to deploy Patriot interceptors in its western regions.

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