Book Authored (ISBN-10: 0824821599)

Book Authored (ISBN-10: 0824821599)
Sovereign Rights and Territorial Space in Sino-Japanese Relations: Irredentism and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands (ISBN-10: 0824824938)

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Next Fighter Jet for Japan -- F-35

The Japanese government has chosen the F-35 Lightning II stealth jet as its next-generation fighter, which is going to replace Japan’s aging F-4s (Japan Times, 14 December 2011). Japan will acquire about 40 new jets including the: F/A-18 Hornet made by Boeing Co., European-designed Eurofighter, and F-35 made by Lockheed Martin in the US. The US might allow Japan to manufacture the fighter eventually. Some Chinese media claim that the Chinese J-20 stealth is better than F-35 stealth fighter. 

Source: (access date: 30 January 2012)

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