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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
The <em>Izumo</em>-class's VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power
November 30, 2018
The Izumo-class's VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power
How many carrier-based F-35s will Japan operate?
The Izumo-class's VSTOL Conversions and Japanese Navy Power
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
August 30, 2018
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
The flotilla consists of three ships, including Japan’s largest helicopter destroyer.
Japan Deploys Flotilla to South China Sea
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
July 04, 2018
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
Japan’s largest warship will tour the South China and Indian Ocean for two months beginning in September.
Japan’s Largest Aircraft Carrier to Operate in South China Sea, Indian Ocean for 2 Months
Japan to Dispatch <em>Izumo</em>-class Carrier to South China Sea, Indian Ocean
July 04, 2018
Japan to Dispatch Izumo-class Carrier to South China Sea, Indian Ocean
2018 will become the second consecutive year for a Japanese Izumo-class deployment to the Indian Ocean.
Japan to Dispatch Izumo-class Carrier to South China Sea, Indian Ocean
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
An F-35B for Japan's <em>Izumo</em>-class: Obstacles and Challenges
March 23, 2018
An F-35B for Japan's Izumo-class: Obstacles and Challenges
What does Japan need to consider before pursuing F-35B fighters for its helicopter destroyers?
An F-35B for Japan's Izumo-class: Obstacles and Challenges
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?
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
January 02, 2018
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
What to make of recent reports that Japan's Izumo-class and South Korea's Dokdo-class vessels may operate these fighters?
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
South China Sea: Japan's <em>Izumo</em> Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
June 19, 2017
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
The Izumo additionally escorted U.S. Navy vessels in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
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