Chinese Ministry of Transport signs contract for four S-76Ds
China’s Ministry of Transport’s (MOT) Rescue and Salvage Bureau has signed a contract for the supply of four Sikorsky S-76D search and rescue helicopters, with an option for another four next year, as was revealed by Sikorsky Aircraft at the Heli-Expo in Las Vegas this week.
“The continuous selection by MOT of Sikorsky’s S-76 SAR helicopters among various bidding models clearly illustrates the Chinese government’s firm trust and confidence in Sikorsky helicopters,” said Robert Kokorda, Sikorsky’s vice president of Sales & Marketing. “The fact that MOT chose to be one of the launch customers of the S-76D helicopter demonstrates its satisfaction with Sikorsky’s products and service. We are committed to our customers and will continue to support China’s maritime search and rescue capabilities by delivering the best new performer for the mission, the S-76D.”