Feb 29 2012

Japan warns US: JSF will be cancelled when price increases

Gepubliceerd door JSFNieuws.nl om 6:42 onder Global F35 News

Reuters reports from Tokyo: Japan may cancel orders for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jets in the case of a price rise or delivery delay, Defense Minister Naoki Tanaka said on Wednesday, putting Tokyo’s choice of next-generation combat aircraft in doubt.


Japan is due to pay 9.9 billion yen ($122.96 million) per fighter for an initial batch of four that are scheduled for delivery by March 2017. Japan plans to buy 42 in total.


“I believe we would need to consider as a potential option matters like cancelling our orders and starting a new selection process if that is the case.”

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