Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered the first Fan Drive Gear System (FDGS) to be fitted in the engine of Airbus A220 narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners. Kawasaki participates in the PW1500G and PW1900G Geared Turbofan engine (GTF) programs for regional jet aircraft as a Risk & Revenue Sharing Partner with Pratt & Whitney (P&W)
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, has released new H145//BK117 D-3 helicopter (BK117 D-3), which was jointly developed with Airbus Helicopters. The Central Helicopter Service which operates 10 BK117 helicopters for EMS, disaster prevention operations and VIP transportations in Japan, will be the first customer to useH145//BK117 D-3 in Asia, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Kawasaki Heavy Industries completed the verification test of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in UK waters. The AUV verification test was carried out from November 6 to 20, 2017 at The Underwater Centre, a UK marine testing and training facility in Fort William, Scotland
Japan Air Self-Defense Force's (JASDF) C-2 jet-powered transport has made its debut at the Dubai airshow this week, for the first time outside Japan to tap the foreign market. The C-2 airlifter, which was developed and made in Japan by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, is a successor to the Kawasaki C-1 in both strategic and tactical airlift missions
Japans new long-range heavy lift military cargo aircraft will be showcased for the first time in an international exhibition in United Arab Emirates next month. Built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, the C-2 will fly to the UAE on Nov
The Japanese government is considering sale of the Air Self-Defense Force's latest transport aircraft, the C-2, to the United Arab Emirates. According to a report by The Nikkei, the government is in discussion with UAE for the purchase of 19 billion yen ($173 million) worth C-2 aircraft, although the specific number of aircraft is not known yet
The Indian Ministry of Defense has issued Request for Information to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan, Naval Group (formerly DCNS) of France, Navantia of Spain, Rosoboronexport Rubin Design Bureau of Russia, Saab of Sweden and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of Germany to build its new line of six conventional submarines at an estimated cost of $7.7 billion
Japan's Air Self-Defense Force has deployed local-made Kawasaki C-2 military transport aircraft to the Miho airbase in the Tottori Prefecture, located in the ChÅ«goku region. The Miho airbase has become the first place of deployment of these aircraft, the Kyodo news agency reported today
Japan will be competing with US and European countries for the New Zealands patrol and transport aircraft contracts. Representatives from Japan's defense ministry and Kawasaki Heavy are in New Zealand for negotiations
Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries is promoting the YCX heavy airlifter and the P-1 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) at the Singapore Airshow 2016. While the MPA is already in service with the Japanese Navy, the YCX is nearing the end of its development phase with an unspecified number of orders received from the Japanese Air Force
Japan may be closer to grabbing a US$34.55 billion Australian submarine fleet contract as Germanys ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is reported to lose ground over technical concerns
US firms will stress on implementing suggestions on offsets, technology transfer and engineering software as eligible offsets ahead of the Indian defense ministers visit to the nation. The group comprising US aviation and defense firms will be urging the ministry to throw more light on the much promoted ‘Make in India programme so as to enable active participation in the programme to meet Indias defence needs, Indian Express news daily reported Sunday
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