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Japan highlights AWACS plane in latest drill

Self-Defense Force's E-767 is thought to be target of China in training

The Japan Self-Defense Force's Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) aircraft E-767   © Japan Ministry of Defense

TOKYO -- In a live-fire drill held Saturday, Japan's Self-Defense Forces highlighted its airborne warning and control system (AWACS) plane E-767, noting the importance of intelligence gathering.

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