TOKYO—Subaru expects to have production facilities for the Bell 412EPX helicopter ready before April 2021 for a licensed manufacturing program underpinned by a Japanese army requirement. Following delivery of a Bell-built prototype of the military version to the defense ministry, Subaru is close to signing a contract for an initial production batch, program officials said. Deliveries of those aircraft, called UH-Xs, should begin in 2021, one official said. The ministry allocated ...


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