DEFENSE Lockheed Martin has offered Japan an F-22 derivative with a large wing and greatly increased, 1,400-nm combat radius, The Nikkei newspaper says. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries would develop the wing, Mitsubishi Electric the avionics, and the aircraft could be powered by twin IHI XF9-1 engines, says Nikkei. Russia’s defense ministry has signed a contract with United Aircraft Corp. for an initial production batch of Sukhoi Su-57 fighters, for delivery in 2019. Deliveries with ...

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