June 17, 2013
Mitsubishi Corporation to acquire 11 S-76D helicopters from Sikorsky
Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraf, 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 to date in Asia for Sikorsky’s newest commercial product.