Tokyo Fire Department orders a second EC225


Eurocopter receives an order for a second EC225 helicopter from Tokyo Fire Department Tachikawa Air Squadron

Eurocopter has announced
that the Tokyo Fire Department has ordered a second EC225 helicopter. The helicopter
should be delivered in 2013.

The Tokyo Fire Department
has a current fleet of four Dauphin N3 helicopters, two Super Puma L1s and one EC225.

“The Tokyo Fire Department
has always sought to acquire helicopters with leading-edge capabilities, an illustration
of Japan’s strategy to equip its civil and government organizations with the
best systems for missions ranging from fire-fighting to natural disaster
response,” said Eurocopter president and chief executive officer Lutz Bertling
“The latest EC225 acquisition further acknowledges the Tokyo Fire Department’s
confidence in Eurocopter, and we stand ready to support it to the fullest as
continuing our relationship.”

“Eurocopter is proud to
receive this confirmation of customer satisfaction in Japan with the latest EC225 contract, and we
look forward to a new chapter in our relationship with the Tokyo Fire
Department Tachikawa Air Squadron as it carries out life-saving and other
critical missions,” added Stephane Ginoux, chief executive officer of Eurocopter