City of Nagoya orders an emergency services helicopter from Eurocopter Japan

Nagoya, the third largest city in Japan, receives AS365 N3+ Dauphin helicopter for emergency services.
Eurocopter AS365 N2 (Photo: Eurocopter Japan Chikako Hirano)

Eurocopter AS365 N2 (Photo: Eurocopter Japan, Chikako Hirano)

Eurocopter Japan and the City of Nagoya in Japan has signed a contract for a brand new AS365 N3+ Dauphin helicopter, which will be delivered in 2015 and used for firefighting and rescue services.

The new AS365 N3+ helicopter will be operated by the Nagoya City Fire Bureau and will join an existing fleet of two AS365s, which  are used for firefighting, disaster prevention, emergency medical transport and rescue missions.

“We are greatly honoured to have signed another contract with city of Nagoya, with which we have a long-standing relationship that spans more than 40 years,” said Stephane Ginoux, president and CEO of Eurocopter Japan. “This fourth Dauphin family order in 2013 demonstrates a strong endorsement for our services in Japan. We are committed to offering the best and most comprehensive support and service to meet our customers’ needs.”

Terry Spruce

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