Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Lockheed Martin joins Japanese fighter jet program

Japan’s F-X next-generation fighter jet program, led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, will receive technological support from Lockheed Martin....


Japan selects Mitsubishi to lead F-X stealth fighter development

The Japanese Defense Ministry selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) as the prime contractor for the development of the future F-X stealth fighter jet....


Mitsubishi to freeze SpaceJet, sources say

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will freeze the development of SpaceJet, its regional jet program, amidst the pandemic....


Structural crack reportedly found on Japan F-2 fighter jet

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) reportedly grounded its Mitsubishi F-2 multirole fighter jets after a crack was found in the wing during the post-flight inspection of one aircraft on September 8, 2020. The grounding lasted a month, during which the whole fleet was thoroughly inspected for further cracks....


Mitsubishi buys Bombardier CRJ Series for $550M

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries bought Bombardier CRJ Series, closing the $550 million worth deal one year after it was first announced in June 2019. CRJ Series was the only regional aircraft program remaining in Bombardier’s portfolio....


Sixth postponement underway for Mitsubishi SpaceJet

For the sixth time, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has postponed the first delivery of its regional jet, the SpaceJet, to late 2021 or 2022, according to local media reports....


BREAKING | Bombardier sells CRJ program to Mitsubishi

Bombardier has entered into a definitive agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries regarding the sale of the CRJ regional aircraft program for $550 million....


Mitsubishi in talks to buy Bombardier CRJ program

Bombardier is currently in "advanced discussions" with the Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to sell its CRJ regional aircraft program....


Mitsubishi strikes back: MRJ a “threat” to Bombardier

In the latest development of the MRJ dispute, Mitsubishi Heavy is suing back Bombardier. The Japanese manufacturer is accusing its Canadian competitor of wanting to delay or even prevent the development and certification of its regional aircraft, the MRJ....


Did Japan drop its X-2 Shinshin fighter program?

The Japanese Self Defense Force (JSDF) is currently considering acquiring 100 additional F-35s from the United States for a total of $8.8 billion. They would join the 42 planes already ordered. But what happened to the Japanese F-3?...