India is considering the purchase of more than a dozen amphibious US-2 aircraft, developed by ShinMaywa Industries of Japan, for both military and civilian services. Designed for air-sea rescue missions, the US-2 is operated by the 31st Fleet Air Wing of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and could be the first Japanese aircraft offered to the Indian defense and civilian market. A Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry spokesman told Aviation Week that the ...


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