Air Warfare

Singapore Airshow 2020: Japan to form an ‘aerospace’ force

5th February 2020 - 07:00 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo

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The Japanese government is to change the name of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) to the Japan Aerospace Self-Defense Force as early as Fiscal Year 2021.

The renamed JASDF will be tasked with defending airspace to an altitude over 100km high.

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