History

SAMPA KOGYO K.K. was founded after the end of World War II by former Japanese Imperial Navy engineering officers and government engineers to preserve their excellent technology and to prepare for recovery of defense industry for the future. To this day, we continue to carry out the vision of our founders, striving to improve advanced technology to support the defense equipment for Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.


1946
Nov.
Established in Hiranuma, Yokohama.
会社設立時(本社)
 
1947
Jul.
Commenced installation, maintenance and repair service of the Japanese Imperial Navy developed radar Type 22,
used by whaling ship in Antarctic.
 
1950
Jan.
Authorized by RCA as Service Agent for RCA Marine Equipment.
 
1952
Mar.
Authorized by U.S. Navy's Military Sea Transportation Service, Far East and French Navy in Far East to provide engineering services for electronic equipment.
当時の仏海軍艦艇
Then French navy war vessel
1952
Apr.
Authorized by Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) to provide engineering services for electronic equipment.
 
1955
Jun.
Commenced installation and testing of electronic equipment in first JMSDF Destroyer YUKIKAZE in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Kobe shipyard.
1955年頃の工場(西区北幸)
Factory(Nishi-ku,Yokohama City,about 1955)
 
1956
Feb.
Commenced radar manufacture under licensing agreement with the U.S.RCA.
CR-103型RCAレーダ
Type CR-103 Radar
1958
Mar.
Commenced designing and development of shipboard antennas and related equipment ordered by the Technical Research and Development Institute of Japan Defense Agency (JDA).
 
1959
Jun.
Commenced overhaul and repair services for electronic equipment of JMSDF's aircraft.
 
1968
Oct.
Commenced design, manufacture and maintenance of onboard JMSDF submarine communication antennas and related equipment.
 
1969
May
Transfer of Headquarters(Kamome-chou,Yokohama City)
Headquarters(Kamome-chou)<!--本社・工場を移転(中区かもめ町)-->
Headquarters(Kamome-chou)
 
1971
Nov.
Under subcontract to RCA (now Lockheed Martin) commence weapon systems engineering services in support of JMSDF ships.
 
1974
Aug.
Commenced design and manufacture of laser appliances.
 
1983
Nov.
Received Japan Association of Defense Industry Award for radar switch board design and manufacture.
Radar switchboard made in us<!--当社製レーダ交換機-->
Radar switchboard made in us
1985
Nov.
Received Japan Association of Defense Industry Award for design and manufacture of the TARTAR Missile Launcher Simulator.
Head Office Factory(Kamome-chou,Yokohama City,about 1985)<!--1985年頃の本社工場(中区かもめ町)-->
Head Office Factory(Kamome-chou,Yokohama City,about 1985)
 
1986
Aug.
Commenced repair services for electronic equipment of anti-submarine patrol aircraft P-3C.
 
1988
Nov.
Commenced weapon systems engineering services in support of GE Co. (Now Lockheed Martin) for a new class of JMSDF AEGIS ships.