Japan plans to acquire up to 400 Tomahawk missiles from US

NHK -- Feb 28

The Japanese government plans to acquire up to 400 US-made Tomahawk cruise missiles to help boost counterstrike capabilities.

Members of the ruling coalition disclosed this during a directors' meeting of the Lower House budget committee on Monday.

They said 400 is the maximum number and the actual figure will be decided later.

The disclosure came after the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party urged the government last week to announce how many missiles it plans to buy. ...continue reading

Feb 28 (ANNnewsCH) - 敵のミサイル発射拠点を攻撃する反撃能力として、政府が取得する予定のアメリカ産の巡航ミサイル「トマホーク」について、岸田総理大臣は400発を取得する予定だと初めて明かしました。  ...continue reading