Air Power Australia
Overseas reports indicate that Dennis Wilder of the US National Security Council stated yesterday that the Bush administration would view a Japanese request for the F-22 favourably. The transcript of the statement is not available as yet on the web, but it has been reverberating in the Asian press.
The inevitable question is then how is it that Defence Minister Nelson ostensibly got the opposite answer?
Updated - Multiple Media Reports on Japan F-22 Sale - APA Media Page
Dr Carlo Kopp, MIEEE, SMAIAA, PEng
Defence Analyst and Consulting Engineer
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