Japan Set to Test Stealth Jet as Abe Boosts Defense Focus

  • Japan poised to be fourth country to fly own stealth jet
  • Move would build on Abe's push to bolster Japan's military

Why Japan Wants Its Own Stealth Jet

Japan is closing in on becoming the fourth nation to test fly its own stealth jet, a move that could further antagonize neighboring Asian countries who’ve opposed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to strengthen the role of its armed forces.

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