Monthly archive October, 2011
Noda, IGS, and the DPJ's Space Dilemma

Noda, IGS, and the DPJ's Space Dilemma

[Courtesy of Peter J. Brown, originally published at Japanese in Space.]  In his address to the Diet in mid-September, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda stated that -  “In order to call forth the aspiration to become a pioneer of a new era among the young, we will advance the development of human resources, including the bringing up global human resources, and educate...

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MoD Requests Funds for Yonaguni Base

MoD Requests Funds for Yonaguni Base

MoD requests funds out of next year's draft budget including the purchase of a base on Yonaguni Island, 4 next-generation fighters, and to cover an increase in small increase in personnel.

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F-X Delays Bring About End to 55 Straight Years of Domestic Fighter Production

F-X Delays Bring About End to 55 Straight Years of Domestic Fighter Production

Weekly Diamond considers the future of Japanese fighter production with the F-X program and beyond as Japan shuts down its domestic fighter production with the final delivery of the F-2.

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