Japan Reviewing Purchase of 100 More US F-35 Fighter Jets

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II

(From UPI)

Japan is considering the purchase of an additional 100 F-35 fighter jets from the United States in a bid to deter China and appease U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a Japanese press report.

The Nikkei reported Tuesday the measure is being pursued following “pressure” from Trump on Japan to buy more U.S. weapons.

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