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Aerospace & Defense

Japan reverses course on F-35, will continue assembly at home

Tokyo ends plan to import finished jets from US as Mitsubishi Heavy cuts costs

The F-35 stealth fighter is made by U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan intends to continue assembling F-35 stealth fighters domestically, reversing plans to import the finished aircraft from the U.S., Nikkei has learned.

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