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South Korea won’t send its F-35 aircraft to Japan for maintenance
Seoul, South Korea - Rather than entrusting its fighters to the rival country, Seoul prefers to fly them to as far as Australia
The F-35 program has brought the traditional rivalry between Tokyo and Seoul to the fore. On Wednesday December 17 a US Air Force spokesperson said that from early 2018 heavy maintenance for the jets in the northern Pacific would be handled to Japan while in the southern Pacific it would be handled to Australia. South Korea did not like this decision at all and officials said today it would never send...
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