Ordering More F-35s, Japan Hopes For More Work

Credit: Japan Air Self-Defense Force
Arriving very late to the production party, Japan finds that it has the second-biggest acquisition plan in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning program but very little industrial participation. Since it is stepping up orders, the defense ministry hopes local industry can gain a larger share of the...

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