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MT30 selected for new JMSDF frigate programme

15h janes
Rolls-Royce has been selected to supply its MT30 marine gas turbine to power the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force’s (JMSDF’s) new 30FFM frigate.

What Is General Electric Company Stock Worth in a Breakup? | InvestorPlace

2018-05-22 investorplace
As shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) have plunged, the calls for a breakup have grown louder. Bulls see the true value of GE stock as clouded by issues at GE Capital and weakness in divisions such as Lighting and Transportation. With two still-growing businesses — Aviation and Healthcare — plus a 62.5% stake in Baker Hughes a GE Co (NYSE:BHGE), optimists argue there has to be some value in General Electric stock, particularly after a 50%-plus decline from 2016 highs.

Enfission CEO Seth Grae to Speak at NEI Nuclear Energy Assembly

2018-05-21 globenewswire
RESTON, Va., May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enfission CEO Seth Grae will provide an update at the Nuclear Energy Institute's annual conference May 22 on the development of the company's metallic fuel technology designed to make both existing and new nuclear power plants more efficient and economical. Enfission is a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR), a nuclear fuel developer, and Framatome, a global supplier of nuclear fuel, plants and services.

Japan deploys second F-35A to Misawa Air Base

2018-05-18 janes
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has deployed a second F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to Misawa Air Base in northern Japan.

U.K. offers Hitachi ¥2 trillion loan to prop up costly nuclear power project in Wales

The U.K. government is offering ¥2 trillion ($18 billion) in loans and other funding to cover a major portion of Hitachi Ltd.’s project to build nuclear reactors in Wales, a source close to the matter said Thursday.

Wynne touts benefits of corporate subsidies on Ontario economy

2018-05-16 thestar
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Japan firms to fix MRT3 starting next month

The busy Metro Rail Transit Line 3, which had grabbed headlines for constant breakdowns in recent years, could be restored to its original condition in two and a half years, the Department of Transportation said on Tuesday.

Enfission announces board of directors and management team

2018-05-09 globenewswire
RESTON, Va., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enfission LLC, a joint venture of Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR), a nuclear fuel technology company, and Framatome, a leader in nuclear fuel, components and reactor services, today announced its board of directors and management team. The companies officially formed Enfission in January to develop, license and sell nuclear fuel assemblies for both existing and new reactors.

Japan’s Mitsubishi and Kawasaki point to defence challenges

2018-05-09 janes
Japan’s top two military manufacturers – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) – have posted mixed results for fiscal year 2017 and have forecasted difficult times ahead for their respective defence divisions.

Aircraft Doors Market worth $5.22 Bn by 2022

2018-04-26 asdnews
The report, now available on ASDReports, "Aircraft Doors Market by End User (OEM and Aftermarket), Application (Commercial (NBA, WBA, VLA, RTA, Business Jets) and Military (Transport Aircraft, Helicopter)), Door Type (Passenger, Cargo, Emergency, Access, Landing Gear) - Global Forecast to 2022", The aircraft doors market is projected to grow from USD 3.68 Billion in 2017 to USD 5.22 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.

Japan’s Itochu withdraws from nuclear power plant project in Turkey

Major trading house Itochu Corp. is backing away from a nuclear power plant project in Turkey because of a surge in safety-related costs, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.

MHI looks to spur aerospace co-operation in Japan

2018-04-24 janes
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is pushing forward with plans to support greater co-operation across Japan’s aerospace sector.

Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid fighter jet for Japan

2018-04-20 cnbc
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft, two sources said.

Exclusive: Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan - sources

2018-04-20 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft, two sources said.

Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan: Sources

2018-04-20 channelnewsasia
TOKYO: U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft, two sources said.

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