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Japan Stops Search for Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Jet
June 04, 2019
Japan Stops Search for Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Jet
The Japanese government has stopped searching for a F-35A fighter aircraft that crashed into the Pacific Ocean almost two months ago.
Japan Stops Search for Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Jet
US Navy Ends Search for Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter
May 11, 2019
US Navy Ends Search for Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter
The U.S. Navy has officially ended its search for a missing Japanese F-35A Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter that crashed last month.
US Navy Ends Search for Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
May 08, 2019
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
Part of the flight data recorder was recovered “on or after May 3,” according to Japan’s defense minister.
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets 999 Times in 2018 in Response to Foreign Aircraft
May 02, 2019
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets 999 Times in 2018 in Response to Foreign Aircraft
981 out of 999 scrambles were conducted against Chinese and Russian military aircraft.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets 999 Times in 2018 in Response to Foreign Aircraft
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
April 30, 2019
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
A U.S. general says the wreckage has been found; other U.S. military spokespeople deny that.
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
Senior US Navy Official on Japan’s Missing F-35A: ‘We Have a Pretty Good Idea Where it Is’
April 24, 2019
Senior US Navy Official on Japan’s Missing F-35A: ‘We Have a Pretty Good Idea Where it Is’
US and Japanese search efforts are reportedly closing in on the wreckage of a crashed Japanese F-35A fighter jet.
Senior US Navy Official on Japan’s Missing F-35A: ‘We Have a Pretty Good Idea Where it Is’
China Conducts Military Drills Involving Long-Range Bombers Near Taiwan, Japan
April 16, 2019
China Conducts Military Drills Involving Long-Range Bombers Near Taiwan, Japan
Chinese military aircraft flew over the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on April 15 as part of a military exercise.
China Conducts Military Drills Involving Long-Range Bombers Near Taiwan, Japan
Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed
April 10, 2019
Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force confirmed that a missing F-35A has crashed.
Japan Confirms F-35A Fighter Crashed
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
Japan’s remaining fleet of 12 F-35As will remain grounded for the time being, according to the Japanese defense minister.
Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A Fighter Has Gone Missing Over Pacific Ocean
Japan Intercepts 2 Chinese Long-Range Bombers, Spy Plane Over East China Sea
April 02, 2019
Japan Intercepts 2 Chinese Long-Range Bombers, Spy Plane Over East China Sea
Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy Air Force aircraft conducted another incursion into the Miyako Strait on April 1.
Japan Intercepts 2 Chinese Long-Range Bombers, Spy Plane Over East China Sea
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
Japan stood up its first operational F-35A fighter squadron, the 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, on March 29.
Japan Air Self Defense Force Stands Up First F-35A Lightning II Fighter Squadron
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 4 Chinese Bombers Over East China Sea
March 31, 2019
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 4 Chinese Bombers Over East China Sea
The Chinese PLAAF flew long-range bombers and fighter jets through the Miyako Strait on March 30.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 4 Chinese Bombers Over East China Sea
Japan Mulls Ceasing In-Country Assembly of F-35 Fighter Jets
January 24, 2019
Japan Mulls Ceasing In-Country Assembly of F-35 Fighter Jets
Tokyo is reviewing ceasing indigenous production of the F-35A to save costs.
Japan Mulls Ceasing In-Country Assembly of F-35 Fighter Jets
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
January 15, 2019
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
The trip spotlighted some of the ongoing activity in the defense aspect of the relationship.
Japan-Vietnam Military Relations in Focus with Air Force Chief Visit
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
December 19, 2018
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
The F-35 has always been seen as just an interim solution by Japanese defense planners as the aircraft cannot fulfill crucial operational requirements of the JASDF.
Are 105 Extra F-35s the Best Option for Japan's Military?
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
December 19, 2018
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
Japan’s cabinet has voted to buy over 100 extra F-35 stealth fighter jets.
Japan Set to Become World’s Second Largest Operator of F-35 Stealth Fighters
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