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More Adwanced Hawkeyes for Japan

Japan eyes purchase of five more E-2D Hawkeye AEW&C aircraft

The US State Department has approved a potential sale of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to...

Boeing gets $398M for two more KC-46A Pegasus tankers for Japan

The US Air Force has awarded Boeing a $398 million contract to deliver two additional KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the Japan Air...
Tempest and F-X merging

Britain and Japan could merge fighter jet programs, report says

The UK and Japan could join forces on the development of a next-generation fighter jet by merging their existing Tempest and F-X...
Global Hawk RPAS

Japan receives first Global Hawk RPAS from the US

By receiving its first system, Japan is joining the United States, Australia, NATO and South Korea as a Global Hawk operator.
Tempest FCAS

After engine cooperation, UK and Japan align future fighter sensor development

The two countries will develop two "Jaguar" radio frequency sensor demonstrators over the next five years.
First JASDF KC-46A in flight

Japan’s first KC-46 tanker completes maiden flight

Japan Air Self-Defense Force is expected to receive the first KC-46A refueler this year.
KC-135 refueling a KC-46

Boeing gets $342m to build another two KC-46A tankers for Japan

The US Air Force has awarded Boeing a $342.1 million contract modification for the delivery of the third and fourth KC-46A aircraft...

Mitsubishi Heavy to lead Japan’s F-X aircraft development program

Japan's defense ministry announced on Friday it had selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to lead the development of the country's next-generation fighter...

US F-35B carrier trains with Japanese F-35As in western Pacific

The lead ship of US Navy America-class amphibious assault ships, USS America (LHA 6), joined Japanese F-35A fighter aircraft for advanced combined...

US clears Hellfire, AMRAAM missile sales to UK, Japan

The US State Department has approved the sales of AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles and AIM-120C-8 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) to the...

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