Japan Receives US ‘Tomahawk’ Missile Boost Amid North Korea Tensions

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Japan is one step closer to bolstering its long-range missile stocks with United States-made Tomahawks as tensions strain across South Asia and the Indo-Pacific. Japan's Ministry of Defense signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance for "the acquisition of Tomahawk missiles and related equipment" with the U.S. government on Thursday, Tokyo said in a press release. A Letter of Offer and Acceptance is an agreement between governments proposing the sale of defense equipment from one country to another. Tokyo will "strengthen its stand-off defense capabilities in order to disrupt and defeat the forces invading Japan early and from far away,"...