China’s military modernisation has pushed Japan to develop its own stealth fighter, analysts say

//China’s military modernisation has pushed Japan to develop its own stealth fighter, analysts say

China’s military modernisation has pushed Japan to develop its own stealth fighter, analysts say

China’s military advances have pushed rival Japan to build its first domestically designed stealth fighter, a move that is expected to add to uncertainty in the region, analysts say.The new F-X is part of a programme to upgrade the ageing Japanese fighter jet fleet amid growing threats from neighbouring China and North Korea.Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been chosen as the main contractor to develop the stealth fighter, which is to be launched in the 2030s, Japan’s defence ministry said in a…

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