TOKYO—Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has developed two turbojets in anticipation of defense ministry requirements for single-use reconnaissance, jamming or target drones.  The company has been working on the larger of the two engines, the KJ100 of 400 kg (880 lb.) thrust, since 2013, when it was designed, a KHI manager said. A reusable engine based on the KJ100 could be developed, though so far this is only a concept, he added. The first KJ100 was built and tested for ...

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