October 3, 2022
Ministry of Defense
- Based on the Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment and Technology, Japan Ministry of Defense has promoted cooperation in defense equipment and technology with other countries.
- Regarding the Air Surveillance Radar Systems contract between Department of National Defense of the Republic of the Philippines and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation suppling four units of air surveillance radar systems to the Philippines, manufacturing of the first fixed radar system and its Pre-Delivery Inspection by the Philippine Air Forces (PAF) in Japan had completed in September. Hereafter, this fixed radar system is going to be transferred to the Philippines.
- Related to this transfer, Japan Air Self-Defense Force is going to accept students from PAF and provide them with education on air surveillance radar from 4th October.
- For Japan, the Philippines is strategic partner sharing principles and goals, and to enhance cooperation in defense equipment and technology with the Philippines is important for ensuring peace and stability in Japan and the region. Japan Ministry of Defense will continue to strengthen bilateral cooperation with the Philippines.