JASDF

Japan reduces Chinese interceptions as it deploys F-35s

Since 2020, Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force only intercepts Chinese aircraft when they threaten the country’s airspace....


Japanese Air Force bids farewell to last F-4EJ squadron

After 48 years of service, the Japan Air Self Defense Force retired its last squadron operating the McDonnell Douglas F-4EJ Phantom II fighter....


Boeing begins Japan KC-46 Pegasus tanker assembly

Boeing began assembling Japan’s first KC-46 Pegasus tanker by loading a 25-meter (82.4 feet) long wing spar in the company’s 767 production facility in Everett, United States....