Japan Begins Deploying F-35s To An Operational Base

Credit: USAF
BEIJING—Japan for the first time deployed a Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning to an operational base on Jan. 26, dispatching one of its planned fleet of 42 aircraft to Misawa at the northern end of Honshu. Nine more F-35As of the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) will move to Misawa in the fiscal...
Bradley Perrett

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

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