Japan to jointly develop new fighter jet with UK, Italy


              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak centre, speaks to staff during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, left and Station Commander for RAF Coningsby Billy Cooper walk with Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, England, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022,  following the announcement that Britain will work to develop next-generation fighter jets with Italy and Japan. (Joe Giddens/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, speaks during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, speaks during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, center, speaks during a talk with Australia's Defence Minister Richard Marles at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, speaks during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, center, watches media members leave the room during a talk with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
            
              Australia's Defense Minister Richard Marles, left, shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada as they pose for a photo before their talk at the Iikura guesthouse in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae, Pool)
            
              FILE - Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada speaks to media members at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, on Nov. 3, 2022, following North Korea's weapons tests. Japan announced Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 that it will jointly develop its next-generation fighter jet with the U.K. and Italy as Tokyo looks to expand defense cooperation beyond its traditional ally, the United States. (Takaki Yajima/Kyodo News via AP, File)
            
              A F-2 fighter of Japan Air Self-Defense Force is seen at Tsuiki base, Fukuoka prefecture, southern Japan in March 2010. Japan announced Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 that it will jointly develop its next-generation fighter jet with the U.K. and Italy as Tokyo looks to expand defense cooperation beyond its traditional ally, the United States. (Kyodo News via AP)