MOD: More talks on aero engines

UK-Japan News August 2021

The Japanese Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 20 July that London and Tokyo will speed up talks regarding the joint development of aero-engine technologies, in a bid to support future aircraft programmes in the two countries, after a meeting between UK Defence Minister Ben Wallace and Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi. 

According to the 21 July article on defence news website Janes, the MoD said: “Both ministers agreed to intensify efforts toward a bilateral arrangement between both ministries that is necessary for implementing that collabo­ra­tion of power and propulsion systems if it is agreed to be conducted”.