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Miyazaki town in effect accepts hosting F-35B

  • September 7, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

On the plan to deploy F-35B state-of-the-art stealth fighters at the Air Self-Defense Force’s Nyutabaru base (Shintomi Town, Miyazaki Prefecture), Shintomi Town Mayor Kojima Soshi in effect accepted hosting the aircraft. At a town assembly meeting held on Sept. 6, he noted: “I would like to start discussions on the condition that the town will accept the deployment.” He cited the Ministry of Defense’s proposal to implement measures against noise as one reason.

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