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2018-08-29 China-Japan-Koreas
Lockheed offers Japan majority of work in plan for new fighter jet
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Posted by 3dc 2018-08-29 09:50|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [300 views ]  Top

#1 Ah, spreading the Chinese espionage around. See, it wasn't us, it was them foreigners who left the cat out of the bag.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-08-29 10:02||   2018-08-29 10:02|| Front Page Top

#2 Procopius, I'm sure you realize this wouldn't be the first time for a joint US-Japan fighter development.

Hell, I was PM for a software effort that went into the F15-J - and that was 30 years ago.
Posted by Snoluting Phomoth8901 2018-08-29 12:50||   2018-08-29 12:50|| Front Page Top

#3 When you want it done right...
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-29 13:02||   2018-08-29 13:02|| Front Page Top

#4 That's around the time the US plans to have PCA operational. So japan will will be stuck with a low production rate 30 year old airframe with a 20 year old avionics architecture. Sounds like a boondoggle.

Better to join the PCA effort and get a piece of the next generation.
Posted by Bubba Throlugum5581 2018-08-29 14:39||   2018-08-29 14:39|| Front Page Top

#5 William Manchester's Arms of Krupp had a scene:
The German War Minister complained that the firm was selling large, larger than what Germany currently fielded, rifle coastal artillery cannon to foreigners-how unpatriotic! Krupp replied that ... He as an even bigger, better cannon he can sell to the Reich because he is a true patriot!
So? What Next-Generation fighter Research Program (many, many $'s) is Lockheed wanting to sell to the Pentagon?
Posted by magpie 2018-08-29 15:51||   2018-08-29 15:51|| Front Page Top

#6 30 years ago what was the level of Chinese espionage in Japan (let alone the US) vs today?
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-08-29 17:06||   2018-08-29 17:06|| Front Page Top

#7 Deep State Globalism.
Posted by Ebbavirt Clunk4147 2018-08-29 17:44||   2018-08-29 17:44|| Front Page Top

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