Blog IMINT & Analysis (one of the first blogs to link to JSW, thanks!) has finally  uploaded its long-awaited post on the Japanese air defense network. Check it out here.

Notice how heavily defended Miyakojima Island is–both HAWK/Chu-SAM and Patriot batteries based there. I wasn’t aware there were any air defenses in the Ryukyus at all, with the exception of Okinawa.

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A contributor and editor at the blog War Is Boring, Kyle Mizokami started Japan Security Watch in 2010 to further understand Japan's defenses and security policy.
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