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ADECS 2019: Japan plans new electronic attack aircraft

22nd January 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Koji Miyake in Tokyo

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Japan has decided to develop its own EW aircraft to oppose China and Russia, countries that are already reinforcing their own EW capabilities. This goal was outlined in December’s Mid-Term Defense Plan.

The new EW aircraft will reportedly employ Kawasaki C-2 transport and P-1 patrol airframes. Considering the flight ...

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