For a few years, Japan’s defense ministry has allowed glimpses of the technology it has been preparing for its proposed Future Fighter program: an engine, cooperative engagement, a weapon bay and much else. Now it has unveiled an active, electronically scanned array (AESA) for a radar. The antenna was displayed on a ground-testing trolley but was similar in shape and size to the Mitsubishi Electric J/APG-2 fitted to the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) F-2, suggesting it is intended ...

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