Japanese Defense Ministry Declares KHI C-2 Fit For Service

Credit: Japanese Defense Ministry
To create Japan’s largest-ever aircraft, the defense ministry and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) in 2001 allowed a generous 11 years for development. In fact, the KHI C-2 airlifter has needed 16 years. Development is complete, says the ministry, declaring the type fit for service. The program has...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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