Dec 3, 2015

Japan preparing to test-fly MHI-built stealth jet

Japan is closing in on becoming the fourth nation to test fly its own stealth jet, a move that could further antagonize neighboring Asian countries that oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to strengthen the role of the Self-Defense Forces. The aircraft is scheduled ...

Apr 23, 2015

MHI to shut two Yokohama plants, move some production offshore

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it will shutter two Yokohama factories producing power generation equipment and move the operations elsewhere in Japan and overseas. Both MHI’s Kanazawa plant and a plant jointly run with Hitachi Ltd. are expected to be closed. MHI aims ...

Mar 10, 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy wins UAE satellite launch order

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Monday that it has won its third foreign satellite launch order, from an organization of the United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology placed the order for the launch of its KhalifaSat Earth observation satellite. ...