Co-sponsors: ICAS & JUMP
YCAPS Community Conversation (via Zoom) -- 1830-2000 (JST) 24 January 2022
VADM Fumio Ota will discuss five reasons why a Taiwan Crisis is Japan’s Crisis and will share his recommendations for our the US-Japan Alliance can deter China from creating such a crisis. These recommendations will hinge on missiles. The U.S. will provide these missiles via its Pacific Deterrence Initiative while Japan has been developing cruise missiles domestically such as Type 12 SSM and ASM-3 which will be modified for launch from ships and aircraft.