A model of the Tempest jet fighter in Britain. Photo: Reuters
A model of the Tempest jet fighter in Britain. Photo: Reuters
Britain

Britain and Japan set to merge military fighter programmes costing ‘tens of billions of dollars’, sources say

  • It would be the first time Japan has sought a non-US partner for a large military programme and its first major collaboration with Britain
  • Deeper ties between the two allies come as London takes a bigger military role in Asia, while Tokyo is strengthening its hand against China

A model of the Tempest jet fighter in Britain. Photo: Reuters
A model of the Tempest jet fighter in Britain. Photo: Reuters
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