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The Japan Air Self-Defense Force Confirmed that a Missing F-35A has Crashed

TOKYO, Japan ( - The Japan Air Self-Defense Force confirmed Wednesday morning local time that a missing F-35A has crashed, pointing to debris sighted and recovered Tuesday night by ships and helicopters searching for the aircraft, learned, quoting Defense News. The pilot remains missing. U.S.

Japan Is to Receive a Second KC-46 Tanker from Boeing

EVERETT, Washington, the USA ( – Earlier this week, 10th December 2018, Boeing revealed that the U.S. Air Force has exercised the option for the Japan Air Self-Defence Force’s second Boeing KC-46 tanker through the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) process, learned Read more: GA-ASI Is in Search of

RAAF Sends a C-130J Hercules Aircraft to Guam for Operation Christmas Drop 18

CANBERRA, Australia ( - The Australian Department of Defence announced on Tuesday (4th December 2018) that the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will deploy a C-130J Hercules transport aircraft to Guam for Operation Christmas Drop 18, learned Operation Christmas Drop 18 is the world’s longest running…

GA-ASI Is in Search of Partnerships in Japan

SAN DIEGO/TOKYO ( – The leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), is in search of establishing partnerships with defence industry suppliers and related businesses in Japan, learned That was revealed by the company last week on…

Airbus Helicopters Will Build a MRO Complex in Japan

TOKYO, Japan ( – Airbus Helicopters announced last week on 29th November that the company will build a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) complex next to its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility, Japan, learned The start of the construction works is scheduled for June 2019 and it is…

Japan is on the Way of Boasting about its First F-35 Operational Unit

TOKYO, Japan ( — As reported by a senior official with Japan’s F-35 program, Japan is on the way of boasting about its first F-35 operational unit after the graduation of its first locally trained class of five F-35 pilots, learned The JASDF (Japan Air Self-Defence Force) F-35 aircraft are assigned to…

The Vigilant Ace 2018 Military Exercise Cancelled

WASHINGTON, the USA ( - The upcoming scheduled Vigilant Ace 2018 allied joint military exercise has been cancelled and that decision was jointly approved by the U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo. That was announced by the United States Department of Defense on Friday, 19th…

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