F-15J

Japan to consider export of Used JASD F-15 P&W F100-PW-220 turbofan engines to Indonesia to be installed in TNI-AU F-16 Fighter Jets

Japan to consider export of Used JASD F-15 P&W F100-PW-220 turbofan engines to Indonesia to be installed in TNI-AU F-16 Fighter Jets

TNI-AU fields 24 ex-USAF F-16C/D Block 25 airframes modified to Block 32 standards. These jets use the P&W F100-PW-220 turbofan… Read More

8 months ago

Japan is trying to get rid of 200 Pratt & Whitney F100 turbofan engines belonging to its non-updated F-15J Eagle Fighter jets

Half of the 200 F-15J Eagle fighter jets currently in service with the JASDF will be retired because they have… Read More

10 months ago

Japan to allocate budget for F-15JSI in 2022 (but Tokyo will drop the integration of the LRASM on the Japanese Eagle)

Japan has decided to proceed with the F-15JSI (Japan Super Interceptor) upgrade program by allocating funds for the program in… Read More

2 years ago

Japan has not enough money to modify F-15 fighters to carry JASSM

Japan’s plans to have a fleet of 20 F-15JSI fighter jets capable of firing cruise missiles to defend the Nansei… Read More

3 years ago

Boeing’s rendering shows upgraded JASDF F-15J armed with JASSM

The upgrades will introduce state-of-the-art electronic warfare and weapons. An all-new advanced cockpit system, running on the world’s most advanced… Read More

4 years ago

Former Japanese F-15J Pilot remembers that time US Navy F-14As scored simulated kills against JASDF Eagles with AIM-54 Phoenix missiles from 130 miles instead of dogfighting

Hirosaki Takagi, a former F-15J pilot, explains that the episode took place after a previous DACT session during which JASDF… Read More

4 years ago

Japan To Upgrade F-15J Into Japanese Super Interceptor (JSI) Configuration

The Japanese Super Interceptor (JSI) will provide Japan Air Self-Defense Force a critical air defense capability to assist in defending… Read More

4 years ago

Japan would like to sell its Cold War Era F-15s back to U.S. so that Washington can sell them to S.E. Asia

Currently Japan deploys about 200 F-15s. About half the fleet has been overhauled, but the 100 or so fighters being… Read More

5 years ago

Lockheed Martin’s F-22, F-35 hybrid for Japan will cost $177 million instead of $133 million per aircraft

While Lockheed Martin’s proposal for F-22, F-35 hybrid is most suitable, the price is much higher than the $133 million per… Read More

6 years ago

Lockheed Martin to offer Japan hybrid of F-22 and F-35

The country, that is already buying the F-35, would like to field a new air superiority fighter from 2030 to… Read More

6 years ago

JAPAN TO REPLACE SOME OF ITS AGING F-15Js WITH F-35B STOVL STEALTH FIGHTERS

F-35B STOVL stealth fighters are to be operational by fiscal 2026 with delivery starting from 2024 Yomiuri Shimbun is reporting… Read More

6 years ago

JASSM-ER DECLARED OPERATIONAL ON THE F-15E STRIKE EAGLE

The F-15E is the first Universal Armament Interface (UAI)-compliant platform to field JASSM-ER The Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile–Extended Range (JASSM-ER)… Read More

6 years ago

JAPAN COULD BUY EA-18G GROWLER ELECTRONIC-WARFARE AIRCRAFT TO BOOST ITS ANTI-ACCESS/AREA DENIAL STRATEGY

Japan's Defense Ministry plans to officially put in a request to buy these specialized aircraft in the Mid-Term Defense Program… Read More

6 years ago

JAPAN COULD ARM ITS FLEET OF F-15J AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTERS WITH JASSM-ER STANDOFF MISSILE

Without approaching North Korea, JASDF would be able to attack the country from the airspace over the Sea of Japan thanks… Read More

6 years ago