JSF and Australia



Australia and the United States have had a close military relationship dating back to World War II. Canberra has participated in many US military operations in ensuing decades and has been a major partner in the JSF program. This chapter describes Australian involvement in this program, political debate and controversy it has engendered, the extent of Australian industrial participation, and the surrounding strategic environment influencing Australia’s decision to purchase and deploy the JSF.


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  1. 1.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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