Japan Special Fund

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Japan Special Fund

Also called the JSF. A fund established in 1988 by the Asian Development Bank and the government of Japan to assist in international development projects in Asia. The JSF offers grants and loans to recipient countries of the Asian Development Bank to help restructure their economies and promote growth.
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JSF has just launched the second edition of its Senior Executive Program for the Travel & Tourism Industry, the highest level executive leadership program in travel.
From January to July this year, the JSF training program has 1,243 graduates in Bulakan, Bulacan; 1,101 in Calumpit; 1,052 in Paombong; 356 in Hagonoy; 547 in this city; and 182 in Pulilan.
According to the analysts, JSF needs to take measures to bolster its earnings base and that of its group companies.
The report included a certification that the JSF program contains sufficient funding to carry out an alternate engine program that includes flight qualification of an alternate engine in a JSF airframe.
The Air Force has yet to convince Pentagon budget officials and lawmakers that it can afford JSF and also more F-22s--estimated to cost $140 million apiece--beyond the 183 already ordered.
Other JSF partner nations are anticipated to sign the PSFD MOU between now and the end of December 2006.
With the design of the JSF basically complete, the team must now focus on building 15 prototype aircraft before the production units are delivered in 2009.
The reliability and fault-isolation data offered by the system will also help JSF maintenance crews identify when the aircraft are meeting mission and reconfiguration requirements.
Department of Defense awarded a $19 billion contract to Lockheed Martin to produce and test an initial 22 F-35 JSF aircraft during the System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase.
Through the JSF program, defense will have access to levels of capability and technology in the aircraft that will be a generation ahead of other contemporary aircraft,'' he said.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed with the US and the UK at the ceremony committed Canada to funding and services for the JSF totalling more than US $150 million.