Verified Defense Pro
This is a good acquisition by the Japanese and makes complete sense integrating the JSM with the F-15J. As for the whinging from Beijing, they've only got themselves to blame because of their aggressive actions in the SCS, against Japanese islands, and elsewhere.Japan to begin receiving Joint Strike Missiles from April 2021
Tokyo is expected to start taking delivery of precision-guided Joint Strike Missiles (JSMs) for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s (JASDF’s) growing fleet of Lockheed...www.janes.com
A Japanese MoD official had told Janes in January that Tokyo is looking to procure those weapon systems from the United States “as soon as possible” for fitment onto JASDF F-15J Eagle fighters to enhance the platforms’ capabilities to effectively counter attacks at longer ranges.
But of course some people from a certain country will start to complain that "Japan will get offensive attack weapons which reflects Japan's agressive imperialistic intentions".