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Trump Tours Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability
May 28, 2019

Trump Tours Japan’s Izumo-Class Carrier Hailing its Future F-35B Capability

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. president boarded the flattop along with the Japanese prime minister on May 28 wrapping up his Japan trip.

Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
May 09, 2019

Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. president will likely board the Japanese flattop during a state visit to Japan in late May.
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
December 19, 2018

Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s two largest warships will be converted into aircraft carriers over the next five years.

Japan to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier
December 12, 2018

Japan to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force plans to upgrade one of its flattops into a full-fledged aircraft carrier.

Japan Deploys 2nd F-35A Stealth Fighter to Air Defense Force Base
May 21, 2018

Japan Deploys 2nd F-35A Stealth Fighter to Air Defense Force Base

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s second operational F-35A fighter jet deployed to Misawa Air Base on May 15.

US F-35B Stealth Fighters Train With Japanese F-35As for First Time
May 16, 2018

US F-35B Stealth Fighters Train With Japanese F-35As for First Time

By Franz-Stefan Gady
U.S. and Japanese fifth-generation stealth fighter jets are training for the first time in northern Japan.

Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
May 02, 2018

Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B

By Franz-Stefan Gady
A study commissioned by Japan’s Ministry of Defense concludes that its latest class of helicopter destroyers can be turned into full-fledged aircraft carriers.
Source: Japan's Largest Warship Was Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
February 27, 2018

Source: Japan's Largest Warship Was Designed as an Aircraft Carrier

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Blueprints reveal that Japan's latest class of helicopter destroyers has been designed to operate the F-35B.

Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
January 07, 2018

Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?

By Ankit Panda
Recent Japanese Ministry of Defense leaks are suggestive of plans to convert these so-called helicopter destroyers.

US Deploys 12 F-35A Stealth Fighters to Japan
November 28, 2017

US Deploys 12 F-35A Stealth Fighters to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
All 12 U.S. F-35A stealth fighter jets have now arrived on the Japanese island of Okinawa and begun operations.

US Now Has 16 F-35B Stealth Fighters in Japan to Counter North Korea
November 21, 2017

US Now Has 16 F-35B Stealth Fighters in Japan to Counter North Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Marine Corps finished deploying a squadron of F-35Bs last week.
US Deploys Newest and Most Advanced Stealth Fighter to Japan
November 01, 2017

US Deploys Newest and Most Advanced Stealth Fighter to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The first two of 12 F-35A Lightning IIs arrived on Okinawa this week for a six-month deployment.

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