Japan has rejected designs for the indigenous stealth fighter project proposed by the United States and the United Kingdom to favour a home-grown design. "Japan wants to develop a stealth fighter domestically
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has signed an agreement with the Republic of Philippines today to construct two multi-role response vessels (MRRVs) for its Navy which will be built at Shimonoseki Shipyard in Japan for delivery in 2022. Both vessels will be equipped with secured communication systems for Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance, helideck and a hangar for helicopter operations, an underwater remotely operated vehicle for subsurface search and survey, and high-speed rubber boats
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced the completion of maiden flight with the first Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1200G engine assembled in Japan. “The flight was completed in the United States at the companys Flight Test Center in Moses Lake, WA, and was performed by the companys Flight Test Aircraft 1 (FTA1),” the company said in a statement on February 27
Japan has revealed the concept of its Mitsubishi F-X fighter jet project rivaling the US-made F-22 in size and performance. It is seeking to partner the UK's Tempest program besides the European FCAS to develop and share crucial technologies, Japanese officials have disclosed pieces of information about the new project in various media reports
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has built the worlds largest superconducting coil, also called toroidal field (TF) coil for the ITER (experimental fusion reactor) project in France. The Japan National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd
A massive cyber-attack against Mitsubishi Electric has compromised e-mail exchanges between the Japanese MoD, the Nuclear Regulation Authority as well as documents related to projects with private firms, railway operators, communications and car manufacturers. Mitsubishi said Monday in reports quoted in the Japanese media that no “highly sensitive” information related to defense had been compromised in the cyber-attack
Mitsubishi Aircraft has lost a deal to sell 100 SpaceJet M90 aircraft to US regional carrier company, Trans States Holdings (TSH) as the planes fail a US scope clause that limits the size of aircraft flown on regional routes and some other conditions. The Japanese manufacturer said its SpaceJet M90, which can seat about 90 passengers, "does not meet the requirements" of the American market
Boeing and Mitsubishi will upgrade 98 Japanese F-15 jets to a Japanese Super Interceptor (JSI) configuration, following the US State Departments approval of Tokyos request to modernise its planes for $4.5 billion
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with US based Mesa Airlines to commence negotiations for the purchase of 100 Mitsubishi SpaceJet M100 aircraft for delivery commencing from 2024. The MOU was announced Thursday during a signing event at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Americas booth during the Regional Airline Association (RAA) annual conference held, this year, in Nashville, TN, and targets 50 firm orders and purchase rights for an additional 50, a Mitsubishi release said
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will establish a new factory within its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works to manufacture aero engine parts along with launching new engine MRO service. MHI is anticipating continued growth of its aero engine business, and in establishing the new facility the Company looks to strengthen its global competitiveness by developing a highly advanced engine parts production line, to grow aero engines into one of MHI Group's core businesses
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has signed a deal to buy Bombardier Inc.'s regional jet business for $550 million
Mitsubishi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a North American airline to commence formal negotiations regarding the sale of 15 SpaceJet M100 aircraft at the Paris Air Show 2019. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2024, the company said in a statement Wednesday
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