Tag Archives: Mitsubishi Electric

Harris Provides Sensor for Japanese Greenhouse Gas-Monitoring Satellite

Harris has developed an environmental-monitoring sensor to be installed in a Japanese government satellite that will work to study greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2 that Mitsubishi Electric is building for the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency will be launched in the country’s 2018 fiscal year, Harris said Wednesday. …

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Harris-Built Imager Onboard Japanese Weather Satellite Captures First Images

Japan’s meteorological agency has unveiled a detailed picture of clouds taken by a Harris-developed imager technology onboard the country’s newest weather satellite over Japan and the Pacific Ocean. Harris said Monday it designed the Advanced Himawari Imager to increase the accuracy, speed and accuracy of information the Mitsubishi Electric-built Himawari-9 satellite delivers to Japanese meteorologists with the aid of the …

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MacDonald, Dettwiler & Assoc. to Supply Mitsubishi Electric With Ku-/Ka-Band Antennas

Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric has chosen MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to provide Ku-band and Ka-band antenna subsystems as part of a new contract worth $10 million. MDA said Thursday that the antennas will equip a commercial telecommunications satellite as the company works to expand its multibeam communications portfolio in the Japanese market. MDA is a …

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Iridium Caps Tests on New NEXT Satellite Solar Panel Design; Scott Smith Comments

Iridium Communications has completed a series qualification tests on a new design Spectrolab and Mitsubishi Electric developed for the solar panel arrays that will be fitted to the Iridium NEXT satellites. Iridium said Tuesday the design consists of four panels that span approximately 30 feet and generate at least 2 kilowatts of power via triple-junction solar …

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Report: MBDA, Mitsubishi Electric Explore Partnership to Develop F-35 Missiles

MBDA and Mitsubishi Electric are undertaking a preliminary deal to develop midrange missiles for the F-35 fighter jets as part of the Japanese government’s efforts to establish international defense procurement partnerships, Reuters reported Thursday. Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo report the deal would be the first to involve using Japanese-built parts for missile exports as Prime …

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