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Kawasaki Heavy and NEC to join Japan fighter jet program

Eight companies come aboard to deploy next-generation aircraft in 2035

A rendering of Japan's next-generation fighter jet (Nikkei montage/source photo from Ministry of Defense via Kyodo)

TOKYO -- Japanese aerospace equipment maker Kawasaki Heavy Industries and electronics company NEC will join the country's next-generation fighter jet program, Nikkei has learned.

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