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Mitsubishi Regional Jet faces first order cancellation

Business / Corporate Dec 16, 2017

Mitsubishi Regional Jet faces first order cancellation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. President Shunichi Miyanaga said Friday its airplane subsidiary was facing its first cancellation for the delay-plagued Mitsubishi Regional Jet. "We expect to lose a contract" from Eastern Air Lines because the U.S. carrier has been sold, he said in an interview. The ...

National Oct 20, 2016

New, fuel-efficient MSDF destroyer Asahi launched in Nagasaki

The Maritime Self-Defense Force's newest destroyer was christened the Asahi and launched Wednesday at a shipyard in Nagasaki. The new destroyer, which is to go into service in March 2018, is the first MSDF ship that uses a combined gas turbine engine and electric propulsion ...