Japanese Air and Self Defence Force F-35s

79-8705
JASDF F-35A #79-8705 (AX-05), the first Japanese-assembled F-35A, was unveiled in Nagoya on June 5th, 2017. The aircraft was built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility. The Japan F-35 FACO is operated by MHI with technical assistance from Lockheed Martin and oversight from the US government. [Photo by Thinh Nguyen]

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    The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility on June 5, 2017. First flight was on July 12, 2017.

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