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Japan may buy additional 100 F35 fighters - Nikkei

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The Japanese government is considering buying up to an additional 100 F35 fighter jets from the United States for more than 1 trillion yen (6.9 billion pounds), the Nikkei reported on Tuesday.

Japan already plans to buy 42 of the stealth fighters, the Nikkei said without citing sources.

(Reporting by Chris Gallagher; editing by Darren Schuettler)

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