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Japan planning to buy 105 F-35 stealth warplanes, says Trump in Tokyo

US President Donald Trump is on a state visit to Japan.

F-35 fighter jet file photo
F-35 fighter jet file photo

Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, giving it the largest F35 fleet of any US ally, according to the American leader.

Trump, in Tokyo for a state visit, said Japan "has just announced its intent to purchase 105 brand new F35 stealth aircraft... This purchase would give Japan the largest F35 fleet of any US ally."