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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
Japan to Procure 25 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
February 22, 2018
Japan to Procure 25 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
The Japanese military is purportedly also mulling the purchase of F-35Bs, according to sources.
Japan to Procure 25 More F-35A Stealth Fighters
Japan Deploys First F-35A Stealth Fighter
January 30, 2018
Japan Deploys First F-35A Stealth Fighter
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force deployed its first F-35A fighter jet this month.
Japan Deploys First F-35A Stealth Fighter
Japan’s Defense Ministry Confirms Plans to Buy Long-Range Stand-off Missiles
December 11, 2017
Japan’s Defense Ministry Confirms Plans to Buy Long-Range Stand-off Missiles
The Japanese ministry of defense publicly confirmed that it will seek funds for new missiles in next year’s budget.
Japan’s Defense Ministry Confirms Plans to Buy Long-Range Stand-off Missiles
Japan Mulls Long-Range Strike Capability to Hit North Korea
December 06, 2017
Japan Mulls Long-Range Strike Capability to Hit North Korea
Japan will purportedly allocate funds to study the possibility of arming fighter jets with long-range air-to-ground missiles.
Japan Mulls Long-Range Strike Capability to Hit North Korea
Japan to Arm F-35 Joint Strike Fighter With Long-Range Stand-off Missile
June 29, 2017
Japan to Arm F-35 Joint Strike Fighter With Long-Range Stand-off Missile
Japan’s military is slowly acquiring more offensive capabilities.
Japan to Arm F-35 Joint Strike Fighter With Long-Range Stand-off Missile
Australia and the F-35 Debate
November 15, 2015
Australia and the F-35 Debate
The country’s huge planned acquisition of the much-maligned fighter has stirred surprisingly little public debate.
Australia and the F-35 Debate
F-35’s Joint Strike Missile Successfully Completes Flight Test in US
November 13, 2015
F-35’s Joint Strike Missile Successfully Completes Flight Test in US
The test was hailed as a 'milestone' by the missile’s developers.
F-35’s Joint Strike Missile Successfully Completes Flight Test in US
Oops: US Close-Air Support Bomb Doesn't Fit on the F-35
March 14, 2015
Oops: US Close-Air Support Bomb Doesn't Fit on the F-35
Plus, the F-35 won't receive the necessary software for full close-air support until 2022.
Oops: US Close-Air Support Bomb Doesn't Fit on the F-35
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
April 24, 2014
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
On Wednesday Australia announced it will buy 58 additional F-35s joint strike fighters for $12.4 billion.
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
March 25, 2014
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
South Korea has officially selected the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to replace its aging F-4 and F-5 fleet.
South Korea to Purchase F-35s
F-35: Grounded Due to Engine Issues
February 26, 2013
F-35: Grounded Due to Engine Issues
America’s most expensive defense program, the F-35, suffers yet another setback.
F-35: Grounded Due to Engine Issues
F-35: Still on Asia’s Radar?
F-35: Still on Asia’s Radar?
Several Asian countries are interested in the American F-35 JSF. But Canada’s U-turn on buying the jet won’t encourage Asian partners to sign up any time soon. Will the program survive?
F-35: Still on Asia’s Radar?
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