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Japan intends to purchase a batch of F-35B

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Japanese edition Yomiuri It came out with the material, which states that the Government of the Land of the Rising Sun intends to sign a contract with the American manufacturer for the delivery of a batch of X-Numx F-5 fighter jets. This is a deck modification of F-35B fighter jets. It is noteworthy that a few days ago, the Indian media also wrote about the likelihood of concluding a contract for the purchase of American F-35B aircraft of vertical landing.


Japan intends to purchase a batch of F-35B


In Japan, considering the option of replacing fighter F-15.

Earlier, Tokyo signed a contract with the United States for the purchase of other modifications of the American F-35. Speech on the version of the F-35A. According to the latest data, five US aircraft have already been delivered to the Misawa military base in Aomori Prefecture. By March 2019, the Japanese Self-Defense Forces are planning to get another 10 F-35А into service. In total, Japan has planned the purchase of such fighter 42.

It does not report on what kind of ships the Japanese are going to place deck versions of American aircraft from the manufacturer Lockheed Martin. Recall that the F-35B can be placed both on the classic aircraft carriers, and, for example, on the universal landing craft, having a segment for the wing. It is noted that the first deliveries of F-35B to Japan will take place no earlier than 2025 of the year.
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  1. andrewkor
    andrewkor 12 February 2018 06: 00
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    If the budget allows, then why not get the latest technology. Especially against the backdrop of the North Korean threat. Against the MiG-15,17,19, that's it!
    1. x.andvlad
      x.andvlad 12 February 2018 06: 14
      +3
      Well, you apparently fear that the North Koreans will soon go to war in the Pacific region?
      I will open your eyes. These newest "little things-dryuchki" against China and Russia to the delight of Dr. Sam.
    2. Herculesic
      Herculesic 12 February 2018 06: 16
      +2
      What a budget there! Everything was decided simply — Trump’s one call, with an instruction to buy immediately, and the Japanese immediately “agreed on the need” to buy air irons.
    3. vlad66
      vlad66 12 February 2018 07: 59
      +7
      Quote: andrewkor
      If the budget allows, then why not get the latest technology.

      Well, yes, they would try to refuse a striped folder. No.
      Quote: andrewkor
      Especially against the backdrop of the North Korean threat.

      The threat is precisely from the United States. hi hi
    4. Zaurbek
      Zaurbek 12 February 2018 09: 41
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      Against North Korea, it does not matter .. to Japan fly BR in response. All this is done to control marine supplies to the region. The largest economies are China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia and so on. And even over China there is still the threat of a sea blockade in which case ...
      1. Grigory_45
        Grigory_45 12 February 2018 14: 09
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        To equip helicopter carriers (F-35B - vertical). Since 1947, Japan has been prohibited from having aircraft carriers in the fleet. Formally, UDC with VTOL aircraft will not be considered an aircraft carrier
    5. Grigory_45
      Grigory_45 12 February 2018 14: 04
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      Quote: andrewkor
      If the budget allows

      that's the thing that does not allow. To buy the F-35A, the Japanese had to curtail their own program for creating a 5th generation fighter ATD-X. In addition, the Japanese are very frightened by the “bloodthirsty North Korean dictator” Eun and are intensively buying the very expensive anti-missile defense systems from the Yankees (I wonder if Eun is in Trump's share? He simply has to unfasten the percentage for him). Where will they get the money? Rather, on credit ..
      1. mvg
        mvg 13 February 2018 10: 12
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        Sorry, you practically draw nonsense. Japanes were ready to buy the Fu-22, much more expensive. And shinshin was created as a technology demonstrator. He would not become a full-fledged combat aircraft.
  2. corporal
    corporal 12 February 2018 06: 01
    +1
    It seems that this news about the F-35B was here just a couple of days ago. Repetition - the mother of learning?
    1. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich 12 February 2018 06: 11
      +2
      Americans give in ... they suck in vassals to everyone, try not to buy from them ...
      1. Per se.
        Per se. 12 February 2018 06: 46
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        Quote: Andrey Yurievich
        try not to buy from them ..
        Interestingly, we are saying that “The head of Rostec corporation, Sergey Chemezov, allowed the USA to sell Russian C-400 Russian-Aerobics Systems, if the Americans express such a desire, RIA Novosti reports, and the Americans would sell their F-35 to the Russian brothers oligarchs studying? Of course, the F-35 oligarchs are “not for nothing”, it was in the USSR that they would study foreign developments, they tried to use it for their army, now they are looking for what can be sold out from the Soviet technical potential. Therefore, dear Andrei Yurevich, it is unlikely that “try not to buy” belongs to our badass-vassals because of the burzhuinstvo. As long as Russia has a powerful Soviet legacy, some will inflate their cheeks, justifying themselves and creating a look in front of their people, others will strive to destroy this potential, which is the only obstacle for the destruction of Russia as a great power. I think it’s just our merchants who are ready to sell everything for export, thinking only of today's women, and not the Yankees, who, by the same ordinary Mistral, have blocked us.
      2. supertiger21
        supertiger21 12 February 2018 11: 19
        +2
        Quote: Andrew Y.
        Americans give in ... they suck in vassals to everyone, try not to buy from them ...


        If you follow your logic that "the Americans shove it all and sundry," then why then only the F-35? For some reason, the F-15 Silent Egle and the latest modifications of the F / 18 Super Hornet were unable to “push” anyone, except that the Saudis and Australians just took it. The rest all massively order it Lightning. Maybe it’s time to admit that this is not a matter of politics, but of the perfection of this apparatus over all the fighters of the previous 4th generation ?!
        1. Grigory_45
          Grigory_45 12 February 2018 14: 21
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          Quote: supertiger21
          then why only the F-35? F-15 Silent Egle and the latest modifications of the F / 18 Super Hornet for some reason could not "push" anyone

          The Department of Defense of Canada buys "Super Hornets" instead of the F-35. About a hundred "Super-Horn" the States themselves ordered, because there is no hope for the F-35 yet - not a combat vehicle in the full sense of the word. Kuwait buys Super Hornets, although that money would have been enough for Lightning
          1. supertiger21
            supertiger21 19 February 2018 15: 55
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            Quote: Gregory_45
            The Department of Defense of Canada buys "Super Hornets" instead of the F-35. About a hundred "Super-Horn" the States themselves ordered, because there is no hope for the F-35 yet - not a combat vehicle in the full sense of the word. Kuwait buys Super Hornets, although that money would have been enough for Lightning


            Yes you are right. But I believe that these exceptions only confirm the rule ...
    2. DEDPIHTO
      DEDPIHTO 12 February 2018 07: 31
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      Quote: Corporal
      It seems that this news about the F-35B was here just a couple of days ago. Repetition - the mother of learning?

      Net, not repetition-continuation. Journalists in one topic are divided into several articles, each give information, per hour, a teaspoon, and here we tear our hair from incomplete information, to ourselves and to each other. wassat
      With the purchase of penguins by the Japanese, everything is clear, try to refuse when there are American bases in the country ..
  3. Wolka
    Wolka 12 February 2018 06: 07
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    Samurai need the latest models of military equipment to create something of their own, plagiarism, but there is no time left to create their own ...
  4. Herculesic
    Herculesic 12 February 2018 06: 19
    +1
    Trump seems to be bought with guts by the company Loch Kid - he is actively actively f35! belay Maybe UVZ will rent it lol Trump, in the sense of - let us advertise our tanks around the world!
  5. Rurikovich
    Rurikovich 12 February 2018 06: 29
    +4
    Helicopter movement of the destroyers (light classification for 25000-ton ships at 250 meters in length) lol request ) "Izumo" and "Kaga" turn into .... aircraft carriers fellow
    1. tchoni
      tchoni 12 February 2018 07: 32
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      so there is also a smaller couple there, klvssa "Hyuga". So the Japanese will have all 4 "aircraft carriers.
    2. mvg
      mvg 13 February 2018 10: 22
      +1
      These helicopter carriers were built under the 35th. It is foolish to make 30 tons of ships for helicopters.
  6. zzdimk
    zzdimk 12 February 2018 06: 31
    +1
    How cute! First, breed all in gold, then - on the headstock, now breed on the headstock and suck in an iron for the price of an airplane! This is marketing!
  7. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 12 February 2018 06: 45
    +1
    Japan intends to purchase a batch of F-35B
    Just the other day on TV there was information about the problems of the F-35B (vertical take-off) with electronics. And this is not the first and probably not the last problem with this most expensive aircraft. Therefore, the flag in the hands of the Japanese. The Americans probably promised to reduce the number of flights of "falling helicopters" for this deal.
  8. belui
    belui 12 February 2018 06: 52
    +1
    I don’t understand the plane with a bunch of glitches, it’s worth it like an ingot of gold of this size, and gallops buy it like hot cakes ... But it’s buggy and unfinished, why buy it at the expense of yourself? Absolutely drunk ???
    1. donavi49
      donavi49 12 February 2018 09: 21
      +3
      Any new aircraft like that.

      If we talk about this modification, the choice in the whole world is huge:
      Or buy 35В
      Or you buy a hard used Harrier which you write off after 5-7 years
      1. supertiger21
        supertiger21 12 February 2018 11: 26
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        Quote: donavi49
        Any new aircraft like that.

        If we talk about this modification, the choice in the whole world is huge:
        Or buy 35В
        Or you buy a hard used Harrier which you write off after 5-7 years


        Yes, it is. F-35B is the only modern aircraft with vertical / short take-off and landing. Unfortunately, the designers of Russia did not continue the work of the USSR, which competed with the USA and Great Britain in the creation of UVVP aircraft.
  9. Alex-a832
    Alex-a832 12 February 2018 06: 52
    +1
    The Japanese authorities, as usual, have complete freedom of choice: buy from the “exceptional” F35 or make yourself hara-kiri, without waiting for a scandal and a criminal process for harassing a maid during a visit to the EU. Classics of the genre...
    1. Grigory_45
      Grigory_45 12 February 2018 14: 24
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      Quote: Alex-a832
      buy from "exceptional" F35

      The Japanese F-35 will be assembled by themselves, at the factory of the Mitsubishi Corporation
      1. voyaka uh
        voyaka uh 12 February 2018 14: 58
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        The Japanese are still collecting option "A". But there the assembly is slow,
        and they need a lot. Do not pull, I think.
        The American plant can spin up to 20 aircraft per month.
        The Italians recently assembled the first “B” at their factory. But there too
        performance is useless.
  10. tchoni
    tchoni 12 February 2018 07: 30
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    Well what can I say!? -) Japan will have 4 aircraft carriers))) - All that remains is CONGRATULATIONS!
  11. bald
    bald 12 February 2018 07: 45
    +1
    In addition to grappling with China, because of the islands, Japan has nothing to fear (if the stupidity itself is not done, or the "comrades" are not pushed). Local wars have become fashionable, and the fucking states are holding on to this.
  12. Evgeny Goncharov (smoogg)
    Evgeny Goncharov (smoogg) 12 February 2018 09: 49
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    Such a normal arms race is underway in SEA, it’s kind of expensive to watch
  13. voyaka uh
    voyaka uh 12 February 2018 11: 11
    +2
    F-35B - the only "vertical" in the market. Harrier is no longer produced.
    And the demand is huge. There are no troubles with jumps, catatults, landing finishers.
    From any short straight deck - take off. On any patch of deck with an additional steel sheet
    is landing. Any ship (including civil ones) can be redone for scanty investments
    into a light aircraft carrier.
  14. Ivan Tarava
    Ivan Tarava 12 February 2018 11: 32
    +1
    Americans are very persistent in marketing. Knocking on all doors: Knock Knock you don't need the F-35
  15. Slovak
    Slovak 12 February 2018 12: 32
    +1
    Even the mattresses admitted that the content of the F-35 is too burdensome for their super budget, and in the mismatch of the price-quality ratio.
  16. Sands Careers General
    Sands Careers General 12 February 2018 17: 45
    0
    We should learn from the United States to trash rubbish at the price of gold.