Japan Coast Guard adds order for 2 additional Airbus H225 helicopters

Airbus has announced the Japan Coast Guard has ordered two additional Airbus Helicopters H225s, increasing it´s H225 fleet to 15, the company said.

The H225 is used in search-and-rescue operations and security enforcement. Airbus said it has delivered three new H225 to JCG in the recent months, within schedule, and are committed to fully supporting its existing fleet.

Cirium fleets data indicates that the Japan Coast Guard operates 78 aviation assets, of which 49 are helicopters and 29 are fixed-wing aircraft. Prominent types include the Leonardo Helicopters AW139, with 18 in service, and the Sikorsky S-76, with 14 in service.