Posted Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 9:12pm

Tokyo provides more details about JGDSF’s new UH-2 helicopter

The Japan Ministry of Defense’s (MoD’s) Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) has provided more details about the configuration of the new Subaru UH-2 twin-engined, multirole helicopter that is entering service with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF).

In a video released on 1 July via ATLA’s official YouTube channel, the agency said that the new rotorcraft, which is based on the jointly developed Subaru Bell 412EPX commercial helicopter, features a Pratt & Whitney PT6T-9 Twin-Pac turboshaft engine and an integrated glass cockpit.