Japanese Fighter Tech Demo Beats Test Goals

Credit: X-2: Japan Air Self-Defense Force
TOKYO—Japan’s X-2 fighter technology demonstrator exceeded goals in tests, including a targeted level of stealthiness, a program official says. The program has ceased flying after accumulating the required data in about two-thirds as many flights as planned. Manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...
Bradley Perrett

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

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