PHOTOS: New pics of Shinshin, the stealth fighter

New photos have appeared showing the wingless full-scale radar cross section model of Japan’s Mitsubishi ATD-X Shinshin (or, 心神, which Google somehow translates to “Mind and Body” — can any Japanese speakers explain how “Shinshin” translates into two different words?).

These photos were snapped surreptitiously (see the “no camera” sign in front of the model!) at the Japan Aerospace 2008 exhibit. The ATD-X is a demonstrator scheduled to fly in 2014, possibly leading to a Japanese-built stealth fighter entering service after 2020.

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