Japan would boost missile defenses in...

Japan would boost missile defenses in record military budget

Japan's Defense Ministry is seeking a record-high budget for fiscal 2019 that would more than double spending on missile defense, including purchases of costly American arsenals. The 5.3 trillion yen request approved by the ministry Friday is up 2.1 percent from last year.

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