Japan extends Airbus H225 support
Japan's Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) has extended Airbus Helicopters' performance-based logistics (PBL) contract for its H225 helicopter fleet for the next five years, the company announced on 20 February.
The extension will see Japan's H225 fleet supported under Airbus' HCare customer fleet availability service.
This comprehensive five-year agreement covers maintenance, repair, parts supply, as well as technical support for the three H225 special transportation helicopters currently operated by the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force.
HCare is designed to help operators to enhance availability of their fleets and optimise maintenance scheduling, including material management, helicopter maintenance and upgrades, technical support, training and flight operations, as well as connected services.
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