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MOD selects U.S. aircraft as next-generation inspection plane

  • December 2, 2016
  • , Sankei
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20161202 morning2Sankei and Nikkei wrote that the Defense Ministry announced yesterday that it has chosen the Cessna Citation 680A produced by Textron Aviation as Japan’s next-generation inspection aircraft charged with checking radio waves and performing other aviation-related functions at SDF bases. The ministry plans to purchase three of the planes at a cost of about $30 million each.

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