Summary

The Mitsubishi ATD-X Shinshin is a prototype fifth-generation jet fighter that uses advanced stealth technology. Being developed by the Japanese Ministry of Defense Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) for research purposes. The main contractor of the project is Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Many consider this aircraft to be Japan’s first domestically made stealth fighter. ATD-X is an acronym meaning “Advanced Technology Demonstrator \u2013 X”. The aircraft’s Japanese name is \u5fc3\u795e (shin-shin) which means one’s mind. The aircraft’s first flight is scheduled for 2014.

Sources

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ATD-X