Japan unveils first homegrown stealth fighter prototype

Jan 28, 2016

Japan unveils first homegrown stealth fighter prototype

A prototype of the first Japan-made stealth fighter was unveiled to the media Thursday at a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. factory in central Japan. The Defense Ministry’s Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency displayed the prototype, which was developed by a consortium of domestic companies ...

Dec 4, 2015

Probe launched over abrupt change in MSDF's next chopper pick

A special unit under the defense minister is investigating whistleblower information that the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s preferred choice for its next-generation utility helicopters, Defense Minister Gen Nakatani admitted Friday. Although the minister declined to elaborate, ministry sources said Thursday that the MSDF’s preferred choice ...

Mitsubishi Heavy eyes closer steel ties with Siemens

Aug 14, 2014

Mitsubishi Heavy eyes closer steel ties with Siemens

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. is keen to build a closer partnership with German partner Siemens AG so it can compete better against global rivals, President Shunichi Miyanaga said in a recent interview. Miyanaga said he hopes to explore stronger relations in a business field ...