Japan to deploy 'Son of Star Wars'

United Press International – USA: TOKYO, March 3 2009

Japan is preparing to become the first country to deploy a ship-based, long-range missile defense system as North Korea apparently readies a missile test.

The controversial system, dubbed “Son of Star Wars,” has been installed aboard Japanese naval destroyers which are set to be dispatched to areas off North Korea should Pyongyang move ahead with an anticipated rocket launch …