released an updated alpha version of his F-2A Viper ZERO Standalone
on the BI forums
The Mitsubishi F-2 (nickname: "Viper Zero") is a 4.5th generation multirole fighter manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Lockheed Martin for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, with a 60/40 split in manufacturing between Japan and the USA. Production started in 1996 and the first aircraft entered service in 2000. The first 76 aircraft entered service in 2008, with a total of 94 airframes under contract. The first AESA Active electronically scanned array radar on a combat aircraft was the J/APG-1 introduced on the Mitsubishi F-2 (Formula-Nang) in 1995.
In 2005, the Ministry of Defense (Japan) changed the category from Support Fighter to Fighter.
- Maintenance (vulcan crash fix)