Japan Coast Guard

Japan Coast Guard to add two more Airbus H225s

Japan Coast Guard to add two more Airbus H225s

5-Apr-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

Japan Coast Guard (JCG) will expand its fleet with two new H225 helicopters, taking its total Super Puma fleet up to 17, comprising two AS332s and 15 H225s. The largest Super Puma operator in Japan received its tenth H225 in February this year. The new helicopters will join its growing fleet to support territorial coastal... Read more

Japan Coast Guard orders two more H225

Japan Coast Guard orders two more H225

6-Apr-2020Source: Airbus Helicopters

Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to 15, comprising two AS332s and 13 H225s. The new helicopters will be utilised for territorial coastal activities, security enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in Japan. “We... Read more

Japan Coast Guard expands Super Puma fleet

Japan Coast Guard expands Super Puma fleet

8-Mar-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Japan’s largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has acquired an additional H225. With the new helicopter, JCG’s Super Puma fleet will include two AS332s and 11 H225s, for security enforcement, territorial coastal activities, and disaster relief missions in Japan. “We are delighted at how our Super Puma helicopters have continued to remain relevant... Read more

Japan Coast Guard signs HCare Smart for its H225 fleet

Japan Coast Guard signs HCare Smart for its H225 fleet

20-Jul-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has signed with Airbus Helicopters for an HCare Smart full-by-the-hour material management contract, for a period of five years. Beginning in July, the contract will cover comprehensive maintenance support, including parts-bythe-hour for JCG’s H225 fleet. With the provision of all the parts needed for the maintenance of the rotorcraft in one... Read more

Bell and Dart deliver first 505 floats to Japan Coast Guard

Bell and Dart deliver first 505 floats to Japan Coast Guard

25-May-2018Source: DART Aerospace

A little over a month ago, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) equipped its fleet of four Bell 505 Jet Ranger X with the DART Aerospace Emergency Flotation System and the aircraft have now been accepted by the JCG. Installation of the kits took place in Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan, where the JCG’s 10th Regional Coast Guard... Read more

Japan Coast Guard orders one more H225

Japan Coast Guard orders one more H225

25-Apr-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of one H225 helicopter from the Japan Coast Guard (JCG), bringing JCG’s H225 fleet to ten units. JCG currently operates three AS332s and five H225s, both from the Super Puma family. With this new order, the customer’s Super Puma fleet will grow to 13 units by March 2021, becoming the largest Super Puma... Read more

Japan Coast Guard acquires four Bell 505s

Japan Coast Guard acquires four Bell 505s

12-Feb-2018Source: HeliHub.com

In the last couple of weeks, three Bell 505s – soon to be joined by a fourth – have been doing initial flight tests at Kagoshima Airport in the south west of Japan.  All are flying in the colours of Japan Coast Guard.  Some photos published on the internet show three of the helicopters already flying,... Read more

Japan Coast Guard orders three more H225s

Japan Coast Guard orders three more H225s

26-Jun-2017Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has been awarded a contract from the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) for the purchase of three additional H225s. This new order will bring the JCG’s total H225 fleet to nine units by February 2020. The JCG already placed an order for a sixth H225 in 2016, which will be delivered in 2018. Under... Read more

Japan Coast Guard orders additional H225

Japan Coast Guard orders additional H225

14-Mar-2016Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with Japan Coast Guard (JCG) for the purchase of an additional H225. JCG, which already operates five H225s, has ordered this additional aircraft as part of its fleet renewal plans. The helicopter is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2018. This H225 will be equipped with the most... Read more

Japanese Coast Guard picks Heli-One for Super Puma G-Check

Japanese Coast Guard picks Heli-One for Super Puma G-Check

21-Sep-2015Source: Heli-One

Stavanger, Norway – The Japanese Coast Guard(JCG) has selected Heli-One, the world’s largest independent helicopter MRO, to deliver a major overhaul to an AS332L1 aircraft at Heli-One’s facility in Stavanger, Norway. Using a mixed fleet of aircraft, the Japanese Coast Guard delivers border security and search and rescue services on behalf of the Japanese Government.... Read more

Japan Coast Guard receives EC225 for SAR and law enforcement missions

Japan Coast Guard receives EC225 for SAR and law enforcement missions

2-Mar-2015Source: Airbus

Airbus Helicopters Japan has delivered an EC225 LP to the Japan Coast Guard (JCG), which was acquired as replacement for an aircraft that was destroyed during the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. This is the last of three EC225s ordered by JCG in July 2011; the earlier two having been delivered last year. With the... Read more

S-76D enters service with Japan Coast Guard SAR

S-76D enters service with Japan Coast Guard SAR

1-Mar-2015Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that the S-76D™ helicopter has entered into search and rescue (SAR) operations with the Japan Coast Guard. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Sikorsky executives recently attended a ceremony with representatives from Mitsubishi Corporation and the Japan Coast Guard in which the aircraft entered into... Read more

Sikorsky delivers first SAR S-76D to Japan Coast Guard

Sikorsky delivers first SAR S-76D to Japan Coast Guard

14-Jul-2014Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft equipped for search-and-rescue (SAR) services. The aircraft was delivered to Mitsubishi Corporation for use by the Japan Coast Guard. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).... Read more

Japan Coast Guard increases S-76D order to 11

Japan Coast Guard increases S-76D order to 11

17-Jun-2013Source: Sikorsky

Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to acquire 11 S-76D™ helicopters for use in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations by the Japan Coast Guard (JCG). The new helicopters were ordered in three contracts that were finalized between Feb. 2012 and March 2013. The contracts are the largest series of orders... Read more

Japan Coast Guard selects S-76D for SAR

Japan Coast Guard selects S-76D for SAR

14-Feb-2012Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and Mitsubishi Corporation have announced a contract with the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) for four S-76Dâ„¢ helicopters, which will replace several JCG helicopters that were damaged in the tsunami of 2011. The Japan Coast Guard has flown various legacy models of the Sikorsky S-76® helicopter... Read more

Japan Coast Guard orders three more EC225s

Japan Coast Guard orders three more EC225s

21-Aug-2011Source: Eurocopter

Following intensive relief operations after the Great East Japan Earthquake in March, the Japan Coast Guard, Eurocopter Group and Eurocopter Japan have signed a tripartite contract for the supply of three additional EC225 helicopters to the Japan Coast Guard. These aircraft will be the first civilian helicopters to be equipped with the most advanced mission... Read more

Japanese operators order eight more AW139s

Japanese operators order eight more AW139s

8-Mar-2011Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of contracts for eight more AW139 medium twin helicopters in Japan through its distributor Mitsui Bussan Aerospace. The new helicopters will be operated by the Japan Coast Guard and the Japanese Fire Fighting and Disaster Relief Organisation. With these contracts Mitsui Bussan Aerospace increases the... Read more

Japan Coast Guard signs for 6 more AW139s

Japan Coast Guard signs for 6 more AW139s

19-Jul-2010Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace are pleased to announce that the Japan Coast Guard has signed contracts for six more AW139 medium twin helicopters. These aircraft will be deployed at Japan Coast Guard bases throughout Japan and used to perform search and rescue and maritime patrol missions. With this latest contract the... Read more

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