Japan Considers Ordering F-35Bs for Helicopter Carriers

Credit: U.S. Navy
SYDNEY—The Japanese defense ministry is considering buying Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning fighters to operate from the country’s helicopter carriers, local media report. Japanese helicopter carriers may be converted to operate U.S. Marine Corps F-35Bs, according to another report. And a third...
Bradley Perrett

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

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