By linking radars, ROK and Japan reduce blind spots around North Korean missiles
Shortcomings in missile tracking have led to mistakes in past, but success will depend on sustained cooperation with US
South Korea and Japan have pushed to repair ties since Yoon Suk-yeol took office, and those efforts are beginning to show concrete results: The two sides will link their radar systems via the U.S. to share real-time data on North Korean missiles, and they are also reportedly working with Washington to establish a trilateral missile warning consultation group.
The nature of the arrangement remains fuzzy as neither Seoul nor Tokyo has revealed exact details, but it’s clear that the introduction of a real-time information sharing system will significantly enhance trilateral efforts to defend against threats
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