Japan To Study Adaptive-Cycle Engine For Next Generation Fighter

XF9-1 engine
Credit: Japanese Ministry of Defense
BEIJING—Japan will study modification of the IHI XF9-1 fighter-engine demonstrator to the adaptive-cycle configuration, in another sign that progress toward the proposed Next Generation Fighter (NGF) is advancing. The defense ministry has sought proposals for the study, which it wants completed on...
Bradley Perrett

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

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