FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 3618
The first unit of air-surveillance radar system delivered to the Philippines
TOKYO, November 2, 2023 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it has delivered the first unit of an air-surveillance radar system to the Philippine Air Force last month. The system, which was designed, manufactured and tested in Japan, was ordered by the Department of National Defense of the Republic of the Philippines in August 2020. This is the first time a Japanese company has transferred finished defense equipment to a foreign government since the Japanese government established the Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment and Technology in April 2014.
Mitsubishi Electric continues to work on the remaining units for future delivery.
In accordance with the government's aforementioned Three Principles, Mitsubishi Electric is contributing to Japan's security by working to strengthen deterrence through cooperation with the Japanese government to meet needs for joint development, equipment transfer and participation in supply chains involving various governments and companies in other countries.
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