Japan Firms Up on F-35B; F-16s Approved for Taiwan
Japan formalizes its intent to buy STOVL F-35Bs, while Taiwan’s long-held desire to receive more F-16s finally gets U.S. approval
Japan is to get the STOVL version of the F-35 to complement its F-35As. In August, JASDF F-35s resumed flying after a post-crash stand-down. (photo: JASDF)