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US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range

Advanced Aegis covers entire Korean Peninsula and east China

The radar technology that Washington and Tokyo plan to develop would double the detection range of ship-mounted Aegis missile defense. (Photo by Konosuke Urata)

TOKYO -- The U.S. and Japan are looking to jointly develop next-generation radar technology that would use Japanese semiconductors to more than double the detection range of the Aegis missile defense system.

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