• Kyodo


Tokyo prosecutors indicted on Friday a former Air Self-Defense Force officer for allegedly leaking confidential information on a U.S.-made military aircraft to unauthorized individuals.

According to the indictment, former ASDF Col. So Kanno, 58, showed two people including a trading house employee data on the capabilities of the E-2D airborne early warning plane at the ASDF’s Iruma Air Base in Saitama Prefecture on Jan. 9, 2013.

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