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Japan: two SAAB 340s for SAR missions
Tokyo, Japan - Deliveries by the end of 2006
Japanese Coast Guard will deploy two SAAB 340 airplanes for Search and Rescue operations. The order addressed to Swedish SAAB schedules to modify two civil version-based airframes, which will be endowed with a 360° scanning radar, rescue equipment and state-of-the-art communication systems. Neither the Swedish company nor the Japanese authorities have made clear the related contract value yet but...
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