JASDF may be in the market for more F-35s

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Unread post23 Apr 2019, 01:41

spazsinbad wrote:
zerion wrote:Japan Mulls Fighter Consolidation As LM Offers F-35 Code
http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/jap ... -f-35-code

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Japan Mulls Fighter Consolidation As LM Offers F-35 Code
22 Apr 2019 Bradley Perrett

"BEIJING—Japanese industry is discussing the creation of a joint company for fighter development while the U.S. is reportedly offering to share source code from the F-35 for Tokyo’s next combat [aircraft project?]…" [YEAH RIGHT - as IF]

Source: https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/ja ... -f-35-code


Creating a Joint US/Japanese Company for Fighter Development???
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Unread post23 Apr 2019, 01:53

Corsair1963 wrote:
spazsinbad wrote:
zerion wrote:Japan Mulls Fighter Consolidation As LM Offers F-35 Code
http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/jap ... -f-35-code

NO SUBSCRIPT SO ONLY THIS available at moment....
Japan Mulls Fighter Consolidation As LM Offers F-35 Code
22 Apr 2019 Bradley Perrett
"BEIJING—Japanese industry is discussing the creation of a joint company for fighter development while the U.S. is reportedly offering to share source code from the F-35 for Tokyo’s next combat [aircraft project?]…" [YEAH RIGHT - as IF]
Source: https://aviationweek.com/awindefense/ja ... -f-35-code

Creating a Joint US/Japanese Company for Fighter Development???

Have not LM already offered to make a HYBRID F-35/F-22 or somesuch similar for/with JAPAN - but Japan rejected it?
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Unread post23 Apr 2019, 02:26

spazsinbad wrote:
Have not LM already offered to make a HYBRID F-35/F-22 or somesuch similar for/with JAPAN - but Japan rejected it?


Japan did in fact reject the proposed Hybrid F-22/F-35. My guess is this is a future 6th Generation Fighter.....
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Unread post25 Apr 2019, 06:42

zerion wrote:Looks like The Drive picked it up.

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/2 ... sal-report



Japan is just kicking the ball around and floating ideas......(thinking out loud)
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