New Japan Fighter Likely To Be Based On F-22, Newspaper Says

Credit: F-22: USAF
BEIJING—A new fighter based on the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor stands a high chance of becoming Japan’s next combat aircraft, the Mainichi newspaper said. “The defense ministry began investigating the feasibility of a joint development plan with Lockheed Martin after the company changed its proposal...

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