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Next-Generation Fighter (F-X)

Country of Origin: Japan


The F-X (also known as the Mitsubishi F-3) is a Japanese program to develop a sixth-generation stealth fighter. The aircraft is intended to replace the F-2 fighter aircraft in Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) service by 2035.

Few details have been released about the design or specifications of the F-X. The aircraft will be a twin-engine stealth fighter, likely larger than the F-22, indicating extended range and payload.

The Japanese Defense Ministry has suggested that the...

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