BEIJING—The Japanese defense ministry wants to spend ¥20 billion ($190 million) on development of the country’s next combat aircraft in the coming fiscal year, the Gendai business magazine reported, citing a ministry official. The scale of the spending may be consistent with beginning full-scale development of the aircraft, the Future Fighter, in the year beginning April 2020, which the ministry has implied it wants to do. But the situation remains unclear. Jointly ...


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