Japan to work with both U.S. and Britain on next fighter jet

National Dec 2, 2020

Japan to work with both U.S. and Britain on next fighter jet

Japan has decided to develop a successor to its aging F-2 fighter jet jointly with both the United States and Britain instead of picking only one partner, government sources said Wednesday. Under the plan, Japan will work with the two partners on specific parts for ...

Japan to launch ASDF space unit to monitor threat to satellites

National May 9, 2020

Japan to launch ASDF space unit to monitor threat to satellites

Japan will launch its first space operations unit within the Air Self-Defense Force on May 18 to monitor threats to Japanese satellites in outer space, Defense Minister Taro Kono has said. The Space Domain Mission Unit will be tasked with tracking space debris and meteorites ...