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Japan Receives First JASDF F-35A Aircraft

The first F-35A aircraft directly assigned to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force has landed on Misawa Air Base, Japan. The jet will be assigned to the JASDF’s 3rd wing, and is the second of its kind built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries‘ Nagoya-based final assembly and check-out facility, Lockheed Martin F-35 said Saturday. The particular …

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Lockheed Unveils Initial F-35A for Japan Air Self Defense Force; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin and Japan have marked the delivery of the country’s first F-35A aircraft in a ceremony held Friday to commemorate the national defense and security alliance between Japan and the U.S. More than 400 guests from the government, military and defense industry sectors in both countries attended the F-35A rollout ceremony, Lockheed Martin said Friday. “As the security environment …

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