A version of this article appears in the August 11/18 double issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology. The Japanese defense ministry has brought forward a proposal to construct at least one large amphibious assault ship that will enlarge the country’s naval aviation capability. The program may also enhance sales prospects for the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. Entry into service for the ship is now targeted for the fiscal year from March 2019; previous plans implied it would be ...


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