Japan Begins Assembling First F-35A at Nagoya FACO

Credit: F-35A: Lockheed Martin
Japan’s first indigenously made F-35A has begun the manufacturing process on the country’s final assembly and checkout line in Nagoya. The aircraft, dubbed AX-5, began assembly Dec. 15 when its wings, fuselage and tails were joined there. The aircraft is slated for introduction into the Japanese Air...

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