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​Japanese navy takes its last H135 training helicopters

The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force has taken delivery of its final Airbus Helicopters H135 training helicopters.

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The 14th and 15th examples of the type were recently handed over, the company says. Deliveries of the H135 – designated TH135 in Japanese service – commenced in 2011.

Airbus notes that there are more than 80 H135s operating in Japan. Roles include emergency medical services, police work, news gathering, and VIP transport.

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