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Japan issues advice on how to prepare for a missile strike

Japan has early-warning system designed to issue alerts across the nation from loudspeakers, mobile phones

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Missile Strike

Isabel Reynolds 

Get indoors, keep away from windows and switch on the TV. That’s the latest advice from Japan’s government on how to prepare for a ballistic missile strike. Japan has an early-warning system designed to issue alerts across the country from loudspeakers and mobile phones if a missile is thought to be heading its way. The J-Alert system has come under renewed focus since North Korea test-fired a volley of four ballistic missiles last month, three of which landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone. A ballistic missile would probably take about 10 minutes to fly ...

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First Published: Sun, April 23 2017. 01:58 IST
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