Japan Stories January 13

The Japanese Defense Ministry is reportedly beginning research into the use of vehicle-mounted counter-drone lasers to fend off rogue drones. The news comes from sources close to the Japanese government, with an expected arrival date no earlier than 2024.

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Japan Stories December 22, 2020

Japan is looking to expand its drone regulations to drones weighing 100 grams and above, a 100-gram decrease from the current regulations. The Japanese government has chosen to make the change due to the massive increase of drones in the sky and reckless pilots.

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Japan Stories November 19, 2020

Japan Airlines (JAL) has turned to delivery drones to transport emergency supplies to a hard-to-reach city in a mountainous area of western Japan. The flight which took place on Wednesday is a test for future permanent drone deliveries in the region.

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Japan Stories November 9, 2020

Holy Toledo, Batman! Just take a look at the amazing new drone from Kawasaki!

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Japan Stories October 30, 2020

According to Reuters Japanese government officials, Japan is looking to stop purchasing Chinese-made drones and parts to improve national security. The news comes as the US continues its fight against Chinese drones being used within government agencies.

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Japan Stories September 25, 2020

Delivery drone company Matternet is expanding its Asia operations with its latest partnership with Japan Airlines to bring drone delivery to Tokyo, Japan. The partnership will see Matternet’s M2 drone system deployed as a part of Japan’s drone logistics project.

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