Japan Self-Defence Force

Japan pays $33 million more for each locally built F-35A stealth fighter aircraft

Japan pays $33 million more for each locally built F-35A stealth fighter aircraft

The price of each F-35A depends greatly on the foreign exchange rate of each fiscal year and the difference in… 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

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 PURCHASE F-35B STOVL STEALTH FIGHTER JETS

Officials are still mulling whether to convert some F-35As under order to the B-model or buy new jets According to… 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

JAPANESE PILOT FLIES F-35A FOR THE FIRST TIME

“My goal is to stand up the first F-35 squadron in Japan as soon as possible” Lt. Col. Nakano JASDF… Read More

7 years ago

AMID RISING TENSION WITH NORTH KOREA JAPAN CONSIDERS ACQUIRING PREEMPTIVE STRIKE CAPABILITY

Acquiring a preemptive strike capability would require a high-level political decision  According to TheJapanNews.com Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has… Read More

7 years ago