Dualuse agreement opens new markets to Japan

Japan and the USA will spend $90 million in 1995 on joint defense research projects, including the development of eyesafe lasers for use by helicopter pilots in detecting lowvisibility hazards. Details of the joint laser research have yet to be clarified, but Japan`s electronic companiesin particular, its leading defense electronic contractor, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Tokyo)have considerable expertise in fabricating semiconductor lasers for optical disks, telecommunications, and material proce

Japan and the USA will spend $90 million in 1995 on joint defense research projects, including the development of eyesafe lasers for use by helicopter pilots in detecting lowvisibility hazards. Details of the joint laser research have yet to be clarified, but Japan`s electronic companiesin particular, its leading defense electronic contractor, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Tokyo)have considerable expertise in fabricating semiconductor lasers for optical disks, telecommunications, and material processing and will certainly contribute to the project.

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