• JASDF pilots graduate Luke’s F-35 program

    Two Japan Air Self-Defense Force pilots “Koku-Jieitai,” become the first from their country to graduate the F-35 program here May 20.The occasion marked the final milestone in a series of firsts made possible by the collective efforts of the JASDF, 944th Fighter Wing, and Lockheed Martin.“The team

  • JASDF flies first solo mission

    The first Japan Air Self Defense Force national representative to Luke took to the skies Feb. 7 during a mission five years in the making.