Tower Defense Gets A Bit Complicated (And An Action Infusion) In Aegis Defenders

Aegis Defenders mashes up two genres and comes out with a new experience that is only further enhanced with gorgeous pixel art scenery. You’ll be challenged left and right between the platforming challenges, defending your bases (which sometimes may not be stationary!), and utilizing the live action combat abilities of various characters that you can […]

Japan to get latest Aegis ballistic missile interceptors from US

Enlarge / An SM-3 interceptor is launched by the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) during a ballistic missile intercept test. This was the 27th consecutive kill of a test ICBM by the Aegis system. (credit: US Navy) The US Defense Department’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on December 9 that the […]

Japan approves missile shield expansion with US-made land-based Aegis launchers

Tokyo has formally approved the purchase and deployment of Aegis Ashore systems to “fundamentally improve” Japan’s anti-missile capabilities against potential “surprise attacks,” local media reported after the Cabinet meeting. The Japanese government plans to purchase two Lockheed Martin missile defense systems at the cost of at least 100 billion yen ($ 888 million) a unit, […]

Japan seeks additional $6.4mn to deploy Aegis Ashore anti-missile systems

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 02:17 Japan’s defense ministry has requested additional funding to scout potential deployment sites for American-made Aegis Ashore launchers against the backdrop of the growing North Korean missile and nuclear threat. The ministry has requested an additional 730 million yen ($ 6.4 million) from the next fiscal year’s budget to scout […]

Japan aiming to boost missile defense with US Aegis Ashore system – media

Japan wants to bolster its missile defense with the US Aegis Ashore system in light of North Korean threats, local media reported. Tokyo also plans to increase its number of Aegis-equipped destroyers. The Japanese Defense Ministry will include costs related to the Aegis Ashore system when drafting a budgetary request for the 2018 fiscal year, […]