US Approves $3.3 Billion Potential Sale of SM-3 Missile Interceptors to Japan – DoD

The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) explained earlier that the proposed sale would help US interests in Japan by developing and maintaining a strong and effective defence capability in the region.
The US Department of State has approved the sale of a maximum of 73 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) interceptors to Japan at an estimated cost of close to $3.3 billion, the DSCA said in a press release on Tuesday.