Latest Japan Air Self-Defense Force Stories

2014-03-17 16:20:35

TOKYO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of retired Col. Toshihiko Seki as head, Air Power Programs, based in the company's Tokyo office. He joins Northrop Grumman after a successful 30-year career in the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO In this new role, Seki will focus on identifying how Northrop Grumman's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

U.S Air Force C-130 Hercules aircrew from Yokota Air Base partner with the Japanese Air Self Defense Force to help nuclear stabilization efforts at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant. Yokota Air Base, Japan (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 A C-130 Hercules aircrew from Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, transported seven pallets of boron from Yokota Air Base to the Japan Air Self Defense Force at Hyakuri Air Base, Japan in support of Operation Tomodachi, March 19. The boron was used to help...

2010-12-27 09:35:00

LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced today that Herley Lancaster has recently been awarded an order for more than $1 million by the Japanese Ministry of Defense. This award is for the supply of high performance antennas to be installed in reconnaissance fighter aircraft operated by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF). Howard Eckstein, Sr. VP and President of Herley's Lancaster Division, commented, "Herley continues its plan...

2010-12-08 11:46:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan's Ministry of Defense has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' (MHI) proposal to supply the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) with a new fleet of advanced UH-60J search and rescue helicopters. The aircraft will be produced under license from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The new fleet will replace 40 MHI-built UH-60J...

2010-11-10 09:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japanese Air Self Defense Forces (JASDF) successfully concluded its annual training exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas. The exercise included target engagement and successful test firings of the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System in tactical mission configurations. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) provided operational support for JASDF's Annual Service Practice (ASP). "It's a great team effort by JASDF, Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) and...

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