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Boeing to help Japan give F-15Js more teeth

30th July 2020 - 13:45 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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Boeing announced on 28 July that it had signed a direct commercial sale agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to modernise Japan’s fleet of F-15J fighters into a Japan Super Interceptor configuration.

It falls under a Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) approval worth $4.5 billion that was granted by the US in October 2019.

In its statement Boeing commented: ‘The upgrades will introduce state-of-the-art electronic warfare and weapons. An all-new advanced cockpit system, running on the world’s most advanced mission computer, will deliver pilots enhanced situational awareness.’

The American OEM will provide retrofit drawings, ground support equipment and technical publications

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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