Saturday, March 18, 2017

Japan Holds its First Missile Drills With The Threat From North Korea In Mind

Reuters: Sirens blare as Japan, fearing North Korea, holds first missile drill

Sirens blared and loudspeakers broadcast warnings in Japan's first civilian missile evacuation drill on Friday, conducted in a fishing town by officials wary about the threat of North Korean missiles.

The exercise comes more than a week after North Korea launched four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast, with one rocket landing about 200 km (124 miles)from the town of Oga.

Friday's drill played out a scenario in which North Korea had fired a ballistic missile on the Japanese islands.

"The missile is seen to have landed within a 20-km (12-mile) boundary west of the Oga peninsula," a speaker blared during the evacuation. "The government is currently examining the damage." (For a graphic on missile evacuation drill in Oga, Japan, click

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More News On Japan Conducting Its First Civilian Missile Drill

Japan holds first-ever evacuation drill simulating North Korean missile strike into waters nearby -- Japan Times
Japan conducts evacuation drill for North Korea missiles -- UPI
Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill -- AP
Japan Holds Missile Attack Drill Following North Korea Launch -- NBC
First civilian evacuation drills in Japan amid N. Korea missile tests -- RT

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Just go Lethal Weapon on Kim Jong Il.

Make him believe that he will get a treatment worse than Braveheart.

Or tell him he can retire to Tahiti. That would be door #2.

There is no door #3.