Japan to export first new defense radar system to Philippines

National Aug 28, 2020

Japan to export first new defense radar system to Philippines

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has signed a contract with the Philippines to deliver an air radar system, marking the first export of a new, complete defense product since Japan's long-held arms trade ban was eased in 2014, the government said Friday. Mitsubishi Electric will transfer four ...

Defense info may have leaked from cyberattacks on Mitsubishi Electric

National Feb 11, 2020

Defense info may have leaked from cyberattacks on Mitsubishi Electric

The Defense Ministry has said that defense-related information may have leaked following cyberattacks on Mitsubishi Electric Corp. last year. The ministry is closely investigating whether it will have an impact on national security, it said Monday. Information pertaining to bidding for contracts on defense equipment research, ...

Four Japan firms fined in South Korea for auto parts bid-rigging

Business Aug 5, 2019

Four Japan firms fined in South Korea for auto parts bid-rigging

South Korea's fair trade commission has ordered four Japanese companies to pay fines totaling 9.2 billion won (¥803 million) for rigging bids on auto parts supplied to South Korean automakers. According to media reports Sunday, the four are Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Hitachi Automotive Systems Ltd., ...