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KC-46A tanker

Boeing Begins Assembling First KC-46A Tanker for Japan

The Boeing KC-46 team on Friday began assembling Japan’s first next-generation tanker, loading a 82.4-foot (25 meters) long wing spar in the company’s 767...
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Japan’s First Frontline F-35 Unit Close to Completion

Jon Lake - The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) is expected to form its first frontline Lockheed Martin F-35 unit imminently, using most of...
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JASDF Will Get Four E-2D Hawkeye’s by 2020

Jon Lake - Northrop Grumman has been contracted to begin work on the second batch of nine E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning and...

Air Refuelling Proliferates

Fighters need fuel; Airbus and Boeing are competing with their own modern solutions in a region where range is crucial. With so many large numbers...

ROKAF Rolls Out F-35A

Lockheed Martin rolled out the first of 40 F-35A Joint Strike Fighters ordered for the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) in 2014 on...
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Japan Air Self Defense Force Commemorates First F-35A Arrival to Misawa...

Senior leaders of Japan’s Ministry of Defense, U.S. Forces Japan, Pacific Air Forces and Lockheed Martin celebrated the arrival of the first Japan Air...
KAWASAKI

Kawasaki’s C-2 readies for Dubai display

Japan is increasing efforts to promote Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ (KHI’s) C-2 medium transport aircraft to international customers, its Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced last...

Will the Sun set on Air Superiority?

Japan possesses one of the most capable air forces in the Asia-Pacific alongside the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the United States. Its...
AMR Kauchak Kawasaki JMSDF P-1

Delivery of first 13 P-1s Expected by End of April

This month a Kawasaki Heavy Industries executive met on a condition of anonymity with asianmilitaryreview.com and provided an update on the company’s P-1 maritime...

Japan to get new Hawkeyes in 2018

Northrop Grumman will deliver two E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft to the Japan Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) in 2018, the...

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