Home- Stories -Japan’s UH-2 Utility Helicopter Attracts Attention

Japan’s UH-2 Utility Helicopter Attracts Attention

One of the highlights at the ongoing show is the large scale model of Japan’s latest military helicopter the UH-2 utility helicopter. Atul Chandra - : Dec 9, 2022 - : 1:32 am

The highlight of the Japanese presence at the ongoing show is the large scale model of Japan’s latest military helicopter the UH-2 utility helicopter.

According to Japan’s Defence Equipment Agency, the UH-2 is able to handle rescue operations at higher altitudes than its predecessor, the UH-1J.

The UH-2 utility helicopter is produced by Subaru of Japan for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF). It recently delivered a new UH-2 to the JGSDF in June at its Aerospace Company Utsunomiya Plant, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

The New Utility Helicopter (UH-2) was developed leveraging the Subaru Bell 412EPX which is state-of-the-art civilian helicopter.

The same platform was remodelled for Japan’s Ministry of Defence specification.

Flight tests of the New Utility Helicopter began in  May 2022, following which it passed a series of company flight tests, and finally it got Japan Ministry of Defence’s approval for delivery.

More Stories

With more than 25 years of experience in defence publishing, Global Business Press and its industry leading titles Asian Defence Technology, Asian Airlines & Aerospace and Daily News are the leading defence publications in the region, present at more international shows and exhibitions than any other competing publication in the region.

Popular Posts

Copyright 2022. GBP. All Rights Reserved.

Home Defence & Security Space Commercial Aviation Maintence Repair & Overhaul Daily News Events About Us

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial