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Japan to Pursue Locally Developed Next Generation 'Future Fighter' Project
February 05, 2019
Japan to Pursue Locally Developed Next Generation 'Future Fighter' Project
Japan’s Ministry of Defense confirmed that it will locally design and develop a new stealth fighter by the 2030s.
Japan to Pursue Locally Developed Next Generation 'Future Fighter' Project
Japan’s Defense Budget Swells to Counter China’s Growing Military Threat
December 26, 2018
Japan’s Defense Budget Swells to Counter China’s Growing Military Threat
The Abe administration has given its national defense policy a new makeover sparking controversy over efforts to rush militarization.
Japan’s Defense Budget Swells to Counter China’s Growing Military Threat
Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces Take to the Waves
August 16, 2018
Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces Take to the Waves
The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade (ARBD) is set up to conduct landing operations to retake Japanese territory.
Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces Take to the Waves
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
April 03, 2018
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
To understand Japan's security priorities, we have to consider more than the total defense budget.
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
March 09, 2018
Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
Japan's new fighter jet will purportedly be based on existing European or U.S. aircraft designs.
Will US and UK Join Japan's Stealth Fighter Program?
Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
March 07, 2018
Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
Japan’s Ministry of Defense distanced itself from reports that it is no longer pursuing an indigenous stealth fighter jet.
Japan Denies Scrapping 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Program
Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
March 06, 2018
Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
Japan is slated to discontinue the development of an indigenous stealth fighter jet.
Japan's Scraps Domestic Development of 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet
Japan to Delay Development of New Stealth Fighter
November 16, 2017
Japan to Delay Development of New Stealth Fighter
Japan is likely to postpone the development of the indigenously designed and developed F-3 stealth fighter jet.
Japan to Delay Development of New Stealth Fighter
Abe Scraps Japan's 1 Percent GDP Defense Spending Cap
March 29, 2017
Abe Scraps Japan's 1 Percent GDP Defense Spending Cap
The announcement removes one of the major obstacles to Japan's defense transformation.
Abe Scraps Japan's 1 Percent GDP Defense Spending Cap
Japan and UK to Collaborate on Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet
March 28, 2017
Japan and UK to Collaborate on Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet
Japan and the United Kingdom have agreed to explore options to jointly develop a new fighter aircraft.
Japan and UK to Collaborate on Advanced Stealth Fighter Jet
Japan’s Air Force to Receive 100 New Stealth Fighter Jets
July 07, 2016
Japan’s Air Force to Receive 100 New Stealth Fighter Jets
Japan is slated to launch a tender for a new fighter aircraft this month.
Japan’s Air Force to Receive 100 New Stealth Fighter Jets
What Sort of Defense Build-Up Does Japan Really Need?
June 30, 2016
What Sort of Defense Build-Up Does Japan Really Need?
Amid rising tensions in Northeast Asia, what should Japan's defense priorities be?
What Sort of Defense Build-Up Does Japan Really Need?
Donald Trump: A Reality Check for the US-Japan Alliance
May 07, 2016
Donald Trump: A Reality Check for the US-Japan Alliance
Trump's rhetoric about the alliance is a good antidote to complacency.
Donald Trump: A Reality Check for the US-Japan Alliance
Japan’s New Stealth Fighter Jet to Conduct 50 Test Flights in 2016-17
May 02, 2016
Japan’s New Stealth Fighter Jet to Conduct 50 Test Flights in 2016-17
Japan plans a year-long campaign to flight-test its new X-2 fifth-generation fighter technology demonstrator.
Japan’s New Stealth Fighter Jet to Conduct 50 Test Flights in 2016-17
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet Makes Maiden Flight
April 25, 2016
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet Makes Maiden Flight
The flight took place with ‘no particular problems,’ according to Japanese defense officials.
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet Makes Maiden Flight
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Take off This Month
April 13, 2016
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Take off This Month
The maiden flight of the new X-2 prototype is scheduled for the end of April.
Japan’s New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet to Take off This Month
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