Japanese Industry Urges Long F-X Production Run, Early i3 Launch

Japanese industry is urging the government to keep the country’s planned F-X fighter in production until 2028, raising the stakes for the three Western companies competing for the program. Full-scale development of an indigenous follow-on fighter, meanwhile, should begin between 2015 and 2017, the...

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