Defence Notes

Japan set to make its F-15 fleet more lethal

30th October 2019 - 12:01 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Japan is moving forward an ambition to modernise its Boeing F-15J fighter fleet, with the US State Department approving, on 29 October, the major upgrade of 98 aircraft to ‘Japanese Super Interceptor’ (JSI) status.

The potential programme, yet to be contracted, is worth $4.5 billion, according to the Defense ...

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