Tag Archives: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Report: Japan Mulls Additional F-35A Fighter Jet Procurement

Japan plans to purchase over 20 additional Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighter jets from the U.S. in the next six years, Reuters reported Tuesday. Sources said the East Asian country may directly procure F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant from the U.S. for approximately $100 million each through a transaction …

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Lockheed Martin Open to Continued Cooperation with Japanese Industry for the F-35 Program

After the successful unveiling of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ first Japanese-assembled F-35A on June 5th,  Lockheed Martin has stated that it is open to further cooperation and expansion with Japanese industry for producing more F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft in Japan, IHS Janes reported. MHI constructed the F-35A primarily with …

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Lockheed Martin Partner in Japan Rolls Out 1st Locally Assembled F-35A

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled the first Japan-assembled F-35A fighter aircraft during a ceremony held at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries-run F-35 final assembly and check out facility in Nagoya, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The aircraft is the first of 38 F-35As that will roll …

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Reuters: Japan Eyes $1B Ballistic Missile Defense Investment in Response to North Korea’s Rocket Tests

Japan looks to accelerate a $1 billion investment toward its ballistic missile defense systems in response to North Korea’s rocket tests that government personnel believe may lead to the future fielding of a medium-range missile, Reuters reported Monday. Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly write outlays on a budget request for the year include …

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Lockheed, Boeing Among Firms Tapped for Japan’s Potential $40B Fighter Jet Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) are among the companies Japan has contacted to potentially participate in the country’s planned $40 billion fighter jet program, E&T Magazine reported Thursday. Jack Loughran writes Japan plans to release a tender for 100 fighter planes after a Tuesday deadline on a solicitation for expressions of …

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Report: Increased Military Expansion, Procurement Spending to Grow Unmanned Sea Systems Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — BAE Systems, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are among the key players Research and Markets identified in the global unmanned naval systems market through 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The market research company said Wednesday increased procurement and military expansion will drive the …

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Report: Mitsubishi Heavy, BAE Discuss F-35 Parts Deal

Japan-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is negotiating with BAE Systems the terms of a potential contract, where Mitsubishi Heavy would supply components for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35 aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Tim Kelly writes the progress of that agreement depends on the decision of Japan’s government on whether to subsidize production of parts for …

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