India's stance on China is close to the Biden administration's, but its credibility is at risk if it tacitly backs Russia's disregard for international law.
With growing trade ties, common Indo-Pacific interests, and joint military exercises, the Narendra Modi state visit should further boost India-US relations.
Disaster prevention, infrastructure inspections, construction site surveys, and critical supply deliveries are some of the drone applications being explored.
For fear of provoking China, the national government in Tokyo wouldn’t allow onshore surveys despite environmental degredation of the Senkaku Islands.
The new large size UAV has an onboard infrared camera to assist the Japan Coast Guard in evaluating maritime accidents and security issues in coastal waters.
How is Japan preparing to deter the aggression of this distinctly strong anti-Western alliance?
Evolving threats, such as hypersonic missiles that are difficult to detect, are prompting Japan to consider using UAVs for first alert in its national defense.
In the domestic and international competition to develop flying cars, Western and Chinese companies have an edge, but Japanese companies are in hot pursuit.
Despite Japan’s regulation of technology exports, the United Nations reports that a Tonegawa Seiko servo motor was found in an Iranian drone that crashed in Afghanistan.
For Tokyo University, the main objective is to use the technology developed for local problem solving. But the team is also aiming to contribute to JAXA’s...
The backstory to this trend is apprehension about the sweeping 70-80% global market share held by China’s DJI Technology, the world’s largest drone maker.
We may learn much from DARPA’s method to develop so-called “game changer” technologies that overcome national crises like coronavirus pandemic.