Thompson, Vice Commander of the United States Air Force Space Command; Toshihiko Kasahara, Deputy Director of the Japanese Prime Minister's Office Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center
(CSICE); Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Chief Strategist at the European Space Agency (ESA); and Carine Clayes, Special Envoy for Space at the European External Action Service.
plummeted 14.8 percent after the Defense Ministry and the Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center
said they would not sign contracts with the electric machinery manufacturer, which acknowledged it had overcharged on defense and space-related projects, Kyodo News agency reported.
Mitsubishi Electric plunged 113 yen, or 14.8 percent, to 650 yen on concern over possible losses in its earnings on news the Defense Ministry and the Cabinet Satellite Intelligence Center
have suspended the electric machinery manufacturer as a contractor.