Eurocopter delivers second EC155 B1 to Dalian Police

Eurocopter delivers second EC155 B1 helicopter to the Dalian Police in China.
Eurocopter EC155 B1

Eurocopter EC155 B1

Eurocopter has delivered a second EC155 Bq to China’s Dalian Municipality. The helicopter will be used by the Police department for a range of missions including surveillance, rescue, anti-terrorism operations,  and fire-fighting.

“With its fleet of 2 EC155 B1, the Dalian Police now has a highly capable airborne law enforcement capability that fully responds to the heli-borne security, protection and airlift requirements of this dynamic region in China,” said Norbert Ducrot, CEO of Eurocopter China. “In addition to operating a state-of-the-art helicopter, the Dalian Police can also benefit from Eurocopter’s full range of services established in China, including technical assistance, maintenance, logistics support and training.”

“We are delighted to have added one of the most advanced helicopters to our fleet, greatly enhancing our ability to serve the Dalian region and its people. We also greatly appreciate Eurocopter’s professionalism throughout the process from acquisition, training to delivery of the aircraft.” said the Police Aviation Force of Dalian Municipality Public & Security Bureau.

Some 25 Eurocopter EC155 helicopters are based in Hong Kong and China with private and parapublic operators including the police forces in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Dalian.

Terry Spruce

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