Japan Receives First F-35A Fighter Written 27 February 2018

27 February 2018
ExecutiveGov reports that the first F-35A “directly assigned to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has landed on Misawa Air Base, Japan.” The jet was the second of its kind “built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagoya-based final assembly and check-out facility, Lockheed Martin F-35 said Saturday.” The fighter will be one of 42 F-35As assigned to the JASDF.
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