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Japan’s New Jet Fighter To Replace The Mitsubishi F-2

Japan’s New Jet Fighter To Replace The Mitsubishi F-2

The new-generation fighter jet is set to challenge China’s J-20 aircraft fighter and will replace the Mitsubishi F-2 fighter jet (based on the American F-16 Fighting Falcon) currently in service with the Japanese Air Force. The unnamed stealth fighter is slated to enter series production by 2031 and is said to be stealthy and interoperable with the US military. The ...

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The importance of Mitsubishi ATD-X ShinShin to Japan

The importance of Mitsubishi ATD-X ShinShin to Japan

Mitsubishi ATD-X ShinShin developed by Japanese Ministry of Defense Technical Research & Development Institute is a first of its kind jet fighter laced up with cutting-edge stealth technology. This fighter plane is being developed as a domestically produced 5th gen fighter to substitute Japan’s fleet of some 49 Mitsubishi F-2 & 135 Mitsubishi F-15 fighter jets later in the decade. ...

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Top 5 Fighter Planes Under development

1 – F-35 Lightning II The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of fifth-generation, single-seat, single-engine stealth multirole fighters. After entering service it would be considered as the  most advanced fighter aircraft in the world, performing ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense missions. The F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), integrates advanced very ...

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Mitsubishi ATD-X ShinShin a Japanese Stealth Fighter

Mitsubishi ATD-X ShinShin a Japanese Stealth Fighter

The Mitsubishi ATD-X Shinshin is a Japanese aircraft being developed by the Ministry of Defense Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) for research purposes. ATD-X is an acronym which represents “Advanced Technology Demonstrator – X”. The aircraft’s Japanese name is shin-shin which means “one’s mind”. The main contractor is Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and this aircraft will be used as a ...

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