Joining the Club

Perrett, Bradley
June 2009
Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/1/2009, Vol. 170 Issue 22, p25
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Japan's decision to develop weapons in collaborative international programs. Despite the move to accept joint development and production of weapons that can be traded internationally, the country is reportedly not expected to become a major exporter of pre-dominantly Japanese equipment. The policy change is said to be attributed to the country's current F-X fighter requirement and the problems faced by its combat aircraft industrial base.


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