Japan to build depots as likely sites for new missiles in Oita, Aomori


Japan will build four major ammunition depots at Self-Defense Forces facilities in Oita and Aomori prefectures as likely storage sites for long-range missiles with enemy base strike capabilities, government sources said Wednesday.

Construction work at the two sites will begin in fiscal 2023 starting April, and the government will also launch a survey in the fiscal year for building six more such large-sized depots at multiple SDF facilities in the country, the sources said.

The Ground Self-Defense Force’s Vice-Camp Oita in southwestern Japan and at Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Ominato Distric...

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