Explaining Aegis Ashore review to Akita Prefecture Ministry of Defense August 28, 17:47

A person in charge of the Ministry of Defense visited the Akita Prefectural Government Office on the 28th over the deployment plan of the new interceptor missile system `` Aegis Ashore '' where mistakes were found in the survey data, and not only candidate sites in Akita City, but also Aomori and Yamagata Prefectures The contents of the review conducted in 20 locations including the

In this session, the person in charge of the Ministry of Defense gave an apology for mistakes in the survey data and explained the details of the re-survey to Akita Prefecture.

Not only the Ground Self-Defense Force Shinya Exercise Area in Akita City, which is a candidate site, but also 20 locations including Aomori and Yamagata Prefectures, looking at the angles that looked up at the mountains blocking radar radio waves, etc. The period of the survey, including the contract procedure with the contractor, is about 6 months.

Vice Governor Horii Akita “Candidate site should be considered fairly”

After the explanation, Vice Governor Horii of Akita told reporters, “The government should, including Aomori and Yamagata, consider the candidate sites for“ Aegis Ashore ”fairly. I will ask you to show. "