First Japanese F-35 Emerges from MHI

It’s a far cry from the early 1970s, when Mitsubishi Heavy Industries built some 20 F-4 Phantoms a year, but the company has just rolled out the first of 38 Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightnings scheduled for local assembly. The fighter, put together at Nagoya, follows four F-35s that Lockheed Martin...

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