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Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
May 08, 2019
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
Part of the flight data recorder was recovered “on or after May 3,” according to Japan’s defense minister.
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
April 30, 2019
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
A U.S. general says the wreckage has been found; other U.S. military spokespeople deny that.
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
Senior US Navy Official on Japan’s Missing F-35A: ‘We Have a Pretty Good Idea Where it Is’
April 24, 2019
Senior US Navy Official on Japan’s Missing F-35A: ‘We Have a Pretty Good Idea Where it Is’
US and Japanese search efforts are reportedly closing in on the wreckage of a crashed Japanese F-35A fighter jet.
Senior US Navy Official on Japan’s Missing F-35A: ‘We Have a Pretty Good Idea Where it Is’
Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed
April 10, 2019
Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force confirmed that a missing F-35A has crashed.
Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed
Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A Fighter Has Gone Missing Over Pacific Ocean
April 10, 2019
Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A Fighter Has Gone Missing Over Pacific Ocean
Japan’s remaining fleet of 12 F-35As will remain grounded for the time being, according to the Japanese defense minister.
Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A Fighter Has Gone Missing Over Pacific Ocean
Japan Air Self Defense Force Stands Up First F-35A Lightning II Fighter Squadron
April 01, 2019
Japan Air Self Defense Force Stands Up First F-35A Lightning II Fighter Squadron
Japan stood up its first operational F-35A fighter squadron, the 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, on March 29.
Japan Air Self Defense Force Stands Up First F-35A Lightning II Fighter Squadron
Japan Mulls Ceasing In-Country Assembly of F-35 Fighter Jets
January 24, 2019
Japan Mulls Ceasing In-Country Assembly of F-35 Fighter Jets
Tokyo is reviewing ceasing indigenous production of the F-35A to save costs.
Japan Mulls Ceasing In-Country Assembly of F-35 Fighter Jets
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
December 19, 2018
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
The F-35 has always been seen as just an interim solution by Japanese defense planners as the aircraft cannot fulfill crucial operational requirements of the JASDF.
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
December 19, 2018
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
Japan’s cabinet has voted to buy over 100 extra F-35 stealth fighter jets.
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
September 05, 2018
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
Japan is going electromagnetic, with implications for Japanese security policy and the U.S. regional strategy.
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
Japan to Procure 25 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
February 22, 2018
Japan to Procure 25 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
The Japanese military is purportedly also mulling the purchase of F-35Bs, according to sources.
Japan to Procure 25 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
Japan Deploys First F-35A Stealth Fighter
January 30, 2018
Japan Deploys First F-35A Stealth Fighter
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force deployed its first F-35A fighter jet this month.
Japan Deploys First F-35A Stealth Fighter
Japan’s Defense Ministry Confirms Plans to Buy Long-Range Stand-off Missiles
December 11, 2017
Japan’s Defense Ministry Confirms Plans to Buy Long-Range Stand-off Missiles
The Japanese ministry of defense publicly confirmed that it will seek funds for new missiles in next year’s budget.
Japan’s Defense Ministry Confirms Plans to Buy Long-Range Stand-off Missiles
Japan Mulls Long-Range Strike Capability to Hit North Korea
December 06, 2017
Japan Mulls Long-Range Strike Capability to Hit North Korea
Japan will purportedly allocate funds to study the possibility of arming fighter jets with long-range air-to-ground missiles.
Japan Mulls Long-Range Strike Capability to Hit North Korea
Deterring North Korea: Japan Lawmakers Push for Preemptive Strike Capability
March 09, 2017
Deterring North Korea: Japan Lawmakers Push for Preemptive Strike Capability
Is it time for Japan to acquire long-range cruise missiles?
Deterring North Korea: Japan Lawmakers Push for Preemptive Strike Capability
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