British Ambassador to Japan to sell Typhoon fighter planes that can transfer all the source code
England to Japan to ensure that Typhoon aircraft will be there all the source code, without reservation, transfer of technology. The photo shows the Italian Air Force Typhoon fighter
news agency, according to asakumo Air Self Defense Force in early February reported that the next major fighter (FX) selected before, consider the object as “Typhoon” the British defense company BAE Systems and “FA18E/F Super Hornet,” the U.S. Boeing company on February 2, respectively, held in Tokyo, reporter briefings to explain the advantages of the two machines.
at the British Embassy in Chiyoda-ku, held the “Eurofighter” briefing, the British ambassador to personally play a salesman, said that “Britain will represent the ‘Eurofighter’ the development of four countries (Britain and Germany intended to West ) to the Japanese market, “Typhoon”, and stressed that “‘typhoon’ in regular exercise and the U.S. military confirmed it has good interoperability.” Subsequently, BAE Systems emphasizes the person in charge of publicity, have included Austria and Saudi Arabia and other six countries equipped with the “Typhoon” has a good reliability and have achieved good results. cited the following several advantages: 1, and the U.S. military and NATO interoperable multi-purpose machine 2, can carry air-to-ground attacks, off to 140 seconds to reach 40,000 feet, Mach 1.6, with ultra-supersonic cruise altitude and power and agility. 3, the price has a good cost-effective, the amount of production costs low. 4, through licensed production can develop and maintain Japan’s defense industrial base, the total of all the source code, without reservation, technology transfer also said that “tender documents (RFP), once published, can directly produce accurate real effect parameters “
before Boeing Japanese companies held within the company,” Super Hornet “and reporters that will be, announced the establishment of Japan FX team to promote the use of” Super Hornet. “relevant person listed.” Hornet, “the following points: 1, reasonable price, multi-purpose machine 2, can permit the production and maintenance in Japan 3, U.S. military interoperability and 4, the U.S. Navy’s application results, etc. that the future Select the model is to strengthen the performance improved, but said, “Super Hornet is a real experience, introduce a reasonable price, is the most suitable for the FX fighter.” also emphasized, is developing the U.S. Lockheed Martin F35 introduction date and price are not clear, comparatively speaking, a clear timetable for the development and delivery, affordable prices, “Super Hornet” has obvious advantages.
Air Self-Defense Force fighter probably retain 70 F4EJ, after 40 years has been aging, the successor model FX selected to become a top priority. late last year to develop a new mid-term Defense Program Outline (2011 ~ 2015), as “the new fighter,” planned to equip 12 FX, January 7, the Ministry of Defense set up options set FX’s “next-generation fighter aircraft IPT”, which this weekend decided to use fighter Consider models include: one, the United States F22A “Raptor” 2, U.S. F35 “Lightning 2″ 3, U.S. F15 “silent eagle” 4, United States FA18E “Super Hornet.” 5, Eurofighter “Typhoon.” 6 French “Rafale.” One of the most advanced stealth fighter F22 high as military secrets, the United States banned the export. F35 is the joint United States and Britain and other developed countries 9 5 generation fighter, do not have the stealth and supersonic cruise, even if the flight test even after several years (Development Research Center of China Aviation Industry Jiang Ting Yun)