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Trump to Inspect Japan’s <em>Izumo</em>-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
May 09, 2019
Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
The U.S. president will likely board the Japanese flattop during a state visit to Japan in late May.
Trump to Inspect Japan’s Izumo-Class Aircraft Carrier in May
Japan Approves Plans to Convert <i>Izumo</i>-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
December 19, 2018
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
Japan’s two largest warships will be converted into aircraft carriers over the next five years.
Japan Approves Plans to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carriers
Japan to Convert <i>Izumo</i>-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier
December 12, 2018
Japan to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying Aircraft Carrier
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force plans to upgrade one of its flattops into a full-fledged aircraft carrier.
Japan to Convert Izumo-Class Into F-35-Carrying 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
Japan’s second operational F-35A fighter jet deployed to Misawa Air Base on May 15.
Japan Deploys 2nd F-35A Stealth Fighter to Air Defense Force Base
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
U.S. and Japanese fifth-generation stealth fighter jets are training for the first time in northern Japan.
US F-35B Stealth Fighters Train With Japanese F-35As for First Time
Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
May 02, 2018
Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
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.
Study: Japan’s Largest Warship Can Support F-35B
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
Blueprints reveal that Japan's latest class of helicopter destroyers has been designed to operate the F-35B.
Source: Japan's Largest Warship Was Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
Japan Plans to Convert the <em>Izumo</em>-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
January 07, 2018
Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
Recent Japanese Ministry of Defense leaks are suggestive of plans to convert these so-called helicopter destroyers.
Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
US Deploys 12 F-35A Stealth Fighters to Japan
November 28, 2017
US Deploys 12 F-35A Stealth Fighters to Japan
All 12 U.S. F-35A stealth fighter jets have now arrived on the Japanese island of Okinawa and begun operations.
US Deploys 12 F-35A Stealth Fighters to Japan
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
The U.S. Marine Corps finished deploying a squadron of F-35Bs last week.
US Now Has 16 F-35B Stealth Fighters in Japan to Counter North Korea
US Deploys Newest and Most Advanced Stealth Fighter to Japan
November 01, 2017
US Deploys Newest and Most Advanced Stealth Fighter to Japan
The first two of 12 F-35A Lightning IIs arrived on Okinawa this week for a six-month deployment.
US Deploys Newest and Most Advanced Stealth Fighter to Japan
Japan: US Marine Corps F-35B Fighter Jets Gearing up for Combat
April 19, 2017
Japan: US Marine Corps F-35B Fighter Jets Gearing up for Combat
The U.S. Marine Corps’ first overseas-deployed F-35B stealth fighter squadron is preparing for ‘real-world scenarios.’
Japan: US Marine Corps F-35B Fighter Jets Gearing up for Combat
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
January 19, 2017
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
This constitutes the first overseas deployment of the F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter.
US Deploys 1st F-35B Squadron to Japan
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