Abe mocked on Internet over 'raw meat' fire model

Jul 23, 2015

Abe mocked on Internet over 'raw meat' fire model

Twitter users were howling in derision after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used paper models and cut-out firefighters on television in his latest attempt to explain the controversial security legislation. Apparently concerned about declining public support and suspicion over the bills, which will allow Japan ...

Fuji Heavy wins bid to be key developer of new GSDF helicopter

Jul 18, 2015

Fuji Heavy wins bid to be key developer of new GSDF helicopter

The Defense Ministry said Friday that it has chosen Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. as the main developer of the next-generation UH-X multipurpose helicopter for the Ground Self-Defense Forces. Fuji Heavy will be the leader in the development of a base commercial helicopter to be ...