Japan selects Akita and Yamaguchi prefectures for Aegis Ashore sites

The Yomiuri Shimbun says Tokyo has selected Akita and Yamaguchi prefectures for the two Aegis Ashore sites.

Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex Romania
By Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex Romania) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

They will be located at Japan Ground Self-Defense Force facilities and manned by soldiers from JGSDF.

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