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US Offers Japan Access to F-35 Code for New Stealth Fighter
April 25, 2019

US Offers Japan Access to F-35 Code for New Stealth Fighter

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Lockheed Martin is reportedly offering Tokyo top secret software as part of its pitch to develop Japan’s next-generation stealth fighter.

Japan to Pursue Locally Developed Next Generation 'Future Fighter' Project
February 05, 2019

Japan to Pursue Locally Developed Next Generation 'Future Fighter' Project

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s Ministry of Defense confirmed that it will locally design and develop a new stealth fighter by the 2030s.
F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options
May 01, 2018

F-35 Brains in an F-22 Body: Thinking Through Japan's Next-Generation Fighter Options

By Robert Farley
Getting there won't be easy, but an updated F-22 is, in theory, a formidable concept.

Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
March 09, 2018

Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan's new fighter jet will purportedly be based on existing European or U.S. aircraft designs.

Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
March 07, 2018

Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s Ministry of Defense distanced itself from reports that it is no longer pursuing an indigenous stealth fighter jet.

Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
March 06, 2018

Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan is slated to discontinue the development of an indigenous stealth fighter jet.

Japan to Delay Development of New Stealth Fighter
November 16, 2017

Japan to Delay Development of New Stealth Fighter

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan is likely to postpone the development of the indigenously designed and developed F-3 stealth fighter jet.
Japan and UK to Collaborate on Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet
March 28, 2017

Japan and UK to Collaborate on Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan and the United Kingdom have agreed to explore options to jointly develop a new fighter aircraft.

Japan’s Air Force to Receive 100 New Stealth Fighter Jets
July 07, 2016

Japan’s Air Force to Receive 100 New Stealth Fighter Jets

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan is slated to launch a tender for a new fighter aircraft this month.

Japan’s New Stealth Fighter Jet to Conduct 50 Test Flights in 2016-17
May 02, 2016

Japan’s New Stealth Fighter Jet to Conduct 50 Test Flights in 2016-17

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan plans a year-long campaign to flight-test its new X-2 fifth-generation fighter technology demonstrator.

Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet Makes Maiden Flight
April 25, 2016

Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet Makes Maiden Flight

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The flight took place with ‘no particular problems,’ according to Japanese defense officials.
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Take off This Month
April 13, 2016

Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Take off This Month

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The maiden flight of the new X-2 prototype is scheduled for the end of April.

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