ASDF deploys new reconnaissance plane at Iruma base

National Oct 3, 2020

ASDF deploys new reconnaissance plane at Iruma base

The Air Self-Defense Force said Friday it has deployed a new reconnaissance plane at its Iruma base in Saitama Prefecture on Thursday. "With the equipment for collecting radio wave information fully renewed, we can play an important role in the field of electromagnetic waves," ASDF ...

Malpractice scandal deepens at IHI's jet-engine business

Business / Corporate Apr 6, 2019

Malpractice scandal deepens at IHI's jet-engine business

Jet-engine-maker IHI Corp., reprimanded last month by the government for improper maintenance work, has discovered more malpractice at two of its plants, people close to the matter said Saturday. Uncertified staff inspected parts for engines supplied to Boeing Co. and Airbus S.A.S., though the Tokyo-based ...