USA to deploy medium-range missiles in Asia

Pentagon to deploy missiles in Asia to contain China

The Pentagon plans to deploy medium-range missiles in Asia to contain China, the commander of US ground forces in the Pacific, General Charles Flynn said, Asahi reports.

The United States wants to find a way to counter the modernisation of China's missile capabilities, the general said.

"We plan to cooperate with allies and partners in the region and have decided to deploy missiles soon,” he said.

Flynn did not disclose specific information about the types of weapons, dates and locations for the deployment. Journalists suggested that it goes about Typhon launchers, which make it possible to launch Tomahawk cruise missiles and SM-6 anti-aircraft missiles.

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Author`s name Angela Antonova
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