Japan to Use Missile to Shoot Down Missile Over Hawaiian Waters

Japan is planning a ballistic missile defense test in cooperation with the United States in November, the Defense Ministry said on Monday, as fears rise over North Korea’s plans to restore its main atomic complex…

…Japanese navy personnel aboard the newly upgraded destroyer Chokai will use an SM-3 missile to try to shoot down a dummy ballistic missile in space over the Pacific near Hawaii,  Japan’s Defense Ministry said on Monday…

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I just wonder why Japan can’t do the testing closer to Japan?

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