A Japanese surveillance drone flies over the disputed islands known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. Photo: AP
A Japanese surveillance drone flies over the disputed islands known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. Photo: AP
Drones

Japan prepares to freeze China out of its drone supply chain due to security concerns

  • The decision, which could come into effect next year, arises from concerns about information technology, supply chains, cybersecurity and intellectual property
  • Domestic drone makers expect to benefit from the changes, as they mean government ministries will most likely do their drone shopping at home

A Japanese surveillance drone flies over the disputed islands known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. Photo: AP
A Japanese surveillance drone flies over the disputed islands known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyus in China. Photo: AP
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