- DEFENSE & SECURITY
U.S. OKs sale of advanced air-to-air missiles to Japan
12:21 JST, July 26, 2022
WASHINGTON (Jiji Press) — The U.S. government said Monday it has approved the sale of 150 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles and related equipment to Japan in a deal worth some $293 million.
The missiles were manufactured by U.S. aerospace and defense giant Raytheon Technologies Corp.
They are expected to be installed on cutting-edge F-35 stealth fighter jets, sources familiar with the matter said.
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