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US Navy’s Newest F-35B-Carrying Amphibious Assault Ship Is Heading to Japan
November 22, 2019

US Navy’s Newest F-35B-Carrying Amphibious Assault Ship Is Heading to Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The USS America recently arrived at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii en route to its new homeport of Sasebo in Japan.

Australia’s Largest Warships Achieve Final Operational Capability
November 15, 2019

Australia’s Largest Warships Achieve Final Operational Capability

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The Royal Australian Navy’s two Canberra-class landing helicopter dock ships have achieved final operational capability.
Japan Will Get F-35Bs on a Flattop With US Cooperation. Will South Korea Follow?
September 18, 2019

Japan Will Get F-35Bs on a Flattop With US Cooperation. Will South Korea Follow?

By Robert Farley
It remains to be seen whether South Korea will benefit from the same kind of cooperation.

US Defense Contractor to Build Upgrade Facility for F-35 Stealth Fighters in Japan
September 17, 2019

US Defense Contractor to Build Upgrade Facility for F-35 Stealth Fighters in Japan

By Franz-Stefan Gady
U.S. defense firm Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract to build a F-35 maintenance repair and upgrade facility in Japan.

Delivery of US Navy’s F-35B-Carrying Amphibious Assault Ship Delayed
August 05, 2019

Delivery of US Navy’s F-35B-Carrying Amphibious Assault Ship Delayed

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. Navy has reportedly pushed back the commissioning date of the warship to late 2019 or early 2020.

US Navy’s New F-35B-Carrying Warship Completes Builder’s Trials
July 30, 2019

US Navy’s New F-35B-Carrying Warship Completes Builder’s Trials

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The second America-class amphibious assault ship completed builder’s trials earlier this month.

South Korea Moves Toward Medium-Sized Aircraft Carriers: Why?
July 26, 2019

South Korea Moves Toward Medium-Sized Aircraft Carriers: Why?

By Robert Farley
What’s driving Seoul to include carriers in its naval expansion plans?
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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan’s remaining fleet of 12 F-35As will remain grounded for the time being, according to the Japanese defense minister.

US Navy F-35B-Carrying Amphibious Assault Ship Arrives in the Philippines
April 03, 2019

US Navy F-35B-Carrying Amphibious Assault Ship Arrives in the Philippines

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The USS Wasp, carrying at least 10 F-35Bs, is participating in a joint military exercise with Australia and the Philippines.

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

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Japan stood up its first operational F-35A fighter squadron, the 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, on March 29.

The F-35B and Australia’s Canberra-class: Still a Chance?
February 14, 2019

The F-35B and Australia’s Canberra-class: Still a Chance?

By Robert Farley
Does the F-35B still have a fighting chance to make it onto Australia’s Canberra-class warships?
F-35B Stealth Fighters Drop Smart Bombs Over Philippine and East China Seas in Drill
February 14, 2019

F-35B Stealth Fighters Drop Smart Bombs Over Philippine and East China Seas in Drill

By Franz-Stefan Gady
In a first, U.S. F-35Bs dropped guided bombs on practice targets during a military exercise at sea in Asia this week.

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