JAXA aeronautics helps to create a safer and more prosperous society with aeronautics-related research and development activities.
What we do
The JAXA Aeronautical Technology Directorate facilitate the R&D activities that contribute to the following goals:
- Enhancing international competitiveness of Japan’s aviation industry
- Increasing the safety of air transportation and fostering secure society with aircraft
- Contributing to breakthroughs in the air transportation of tomorrow
To implement these goals strategically based on government policies and social needs, JAXA Aeronautics promotes a three-pillared R&D program and fundamental research that underpins them.
Fourth Mid-to-long-term Plan (FY2018 – FY2024)
The Fourth Mid-to-long-term Plan outlines what JAXA aims toward over the seven-year period between FY2018 and FY2024. The following articles published in FY2018 introduce some of our thoughts behind the plan.
January 24.2020 Update