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Japan starts to extend range of its missiles to over 1,000 km

Tokyo sees $880m move as deterrence, as China, US develop sophisticated weapons

Japan is extending the range of its cruise missiles as deterrence. (Photo courtesy of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force)

TOKYO -- Japan is planning to upgrade and extend the capability of its cruise missiles to hit objects over 1,000 kilometers away, Nikkei has learned.

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