The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Forces (JMSDF) hailed the international debut of the country’s indigenous Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft in mid-July as a sign of the ever-strengthening defense relationship between Japan and the U.K. But there is no disguising a sales pitch. And when several senior U.K. Royal Air Force officers were flown on a demonstration flight here at the Royal International Air Tattoo on July 17, the capabilities of the P-1 seem to have impressed ...


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