Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Japan-Update Defense contractor Mitsubishi Heavy struggles to win orders overseas Trump's 'Buy American' push makes business difficult for top-notch submarine maker The Seiryu leaves Mitsubishi Heavy's Kobe shipyard in Hyogo Prefecture on March 12.
TOMOHIRO ICHIHARA, Nikkei staff writer March 15, 2018 13:45 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Japanese defense contractor
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is struggling to win orders from overseas clients, a sector on which the company had pinned high hopes.
Known for quiet operation and underwater navigation capability, Mitsubishi's top-class submarines were expected to draw interest from international clients amid global maritime tensions.
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