Japan Approves 26.3% Increase in Defense Spending for Fiscal Year 2023
By Takahashi Kosuke
For the ninth year in a row, the budget draft set a new record for Japan’s national defense budget.
China Faces a Stronger Japan
By Bonnie Girard
With Japan adding 105 more F-35 stealth fighters to its forces, is an arms race in store for the Asia-Pacific?
Is Japan Facing a Shortage of Fighter Aircraft?
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Tokyo needs to step up its modernization efforts, otherwise the JASDF might face an aircraft shortage in the 2020.
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
By Zachary Keck
It’s no coincidence that the Asian nations with Aegis combat systems are also the ones buying the F-35.
Japan's F-35 Choice Questioned
Japan’s choice of the F-35 as its next fighter has come under some fire. Was there a better choice?