TOKYO—Ruling-occasion lawmakers are pushing for Japan’s army to have the potential to strike international missile-start web pages to strengthen deterrence in opposition to prospective assaults from North Korea and China.

A proposal produced Friday by the Liberal Democratic Party’s protection coverage committee is established to be a new test of Japan’s pacifist constitution less than Key Minister Shinzo Abe, who has sought to loosen restrictions on the army in reaction to soaring problems from Beijing and Pyongyang in latest many years.