BEIJING—The Japanese defense ministry has proposed to launch Future Fighter development in the fiscal year beginning in April 2020, and said it should proceed even if a hoped-for international partnership cannot be arranged. The ministry’s wording and financial requests imply, but do not quite specify, that it is seeking commencement of full-scale development, the point at which resources would be mobilized and the country became committed to creating the new combat-aircraft ...


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