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Aerospace & Defense

Japan's next-gen fighter to be built with US, not UK

Tokyo will shoulder most of the development cost for F-2 successor

Japan seeks to avoid its mistakes from the development of the F-2 fighter jet.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan plans to choose the U.S. as its partner for developing the successor to the F-2 fighter jet, while taking on most of the R&D costs to avoid leaving essential design information solely in American hands again, Nikkei has learned.

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