Japan’s Ideal Fighter Would Have To Be Indigenous

Credit: Colin Throm/AW&ST
Japan is due to decide in about two years whether to develop an indigenous fighter, modify a foreign type or buy off the shelf. Evidence is pointing strongly to the defense ministry recommending building a Japanese fighter for the 2030s, under the designation F-3. The ministry is sticking to a...
Bradley Perrett

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

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