Japan thought about introducing the F-22 around 2007, and once it became clear in 2009 that Japan couldn't, Japan became keen to develop their own.
Nowadays, the F-22 class can be developed in Japan, and since they need to compete with China's state-of-the-art aircraft in the 2040s, Japan no longer needs the F-22 and needs an even more powerful aircraft.
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If USA sold Japan F-22, Japan may not make F-3. Japan must have strong fighter against China. Chinese military budget is at least 4 times larger than Japanese budget.
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Koreans should not bring bilateral issues to other countries. If they try to think about global comfort women, compared to Japan, the German government has an even bigger problem with its own comfort women, who have never apologized to their own country.
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