Stepping Up F-35s Orders, Japan Hopes For More Local Work

Credit: F-35As: USAF
TOKYO—Planning an enlarged acquisition of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightnings, the Japanese defense ministry hopes local industry can gain a larger share of manufacturing in the program, though not with government investment. Far from being willing to pay out more, the ministry is counting savings of ¥4...
Bradley Perrett

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

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