Japan picks Lockheed Martin radar for missile defence system – ministry official

FILE PHOTO - Lockheed Martin's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo, Japan on October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan has selected Lockheed Martin Corp’s advanced radar for its multibillion-dollar missile defence system, a Japanese defence ministry official with direct knowledge told Reuters on Tuesday on condition of anonymity. Japan plans to buy two Aegis Ashore batteries to be deployed in 2023 in an upgrade of its missile defences against the […]

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