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Japan Modernizes Its Air Force, but Will It Be Enough?

Nov 20, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
An Oct. 14, 2018, photo shows an F-35A fighter aircraft of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force taking part in a military review at Asaka training ground in Asaka, Saitama prefecture, Japan.

An Oct. 14, 2018, photo shows an F-35A fighter aircraft of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force taking part in a military review at Asaka training ground in Asaka, Saitama prefecture, Japan.

(KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images)

With regional threats expanding and and the Japanese aerospace industry declining, Tokyo has its work cut out for it when it comes to guaranteeing its national defense....

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