REVEALED: JAPAN ALREADY HAS ITS OWN STEALTH FIGHTER || WARTHOG 2018
On April 22, 2016 a sleek white jet with red and blue details taxied down the runway of Nagoya airport in Japan and took. Japan had just become the fourth nation to develop its own stealth jet, the Mitsubishi X-2 Shinshin.
Two years later, after completing only thirty-four out of fifty planned test flights, the Shinshin (“Spirit of the Mind”) may be retired early. The Japanese Self Defense Force is now forced with making the critical decision on whether to home-build their next-generation stealth fighter or order one from abroad. New reports suggest that Tokyo is leaning towards the latter option.
By: Sebastien Roblin
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