Japanese Future Fighter Bigger Than Raptor, Sized For Meteor

Credit: A model of the Future Fighter for wind-tunnel testing of stores release from weapons bays: Yuu Kuwamoto
Japan’s proposed indigenous fighter would be larger than the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor and is designed around the carriage of missiles the size of the MBDA Meteor. Drawing up a concept that emphasizes weapon load and endurance over maneuverability, designers at the Japanese defense ministry have...

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