India and Japan in purchase deal | 18 ShinMaywa US-2 aircrafts
Indo-Pacific regions are getting more secured by India and Japan, to add more fuel India has planned to buy more amphibious aircrafts ShinMaywa US-2 from Japan.
ShinMaywa US-2 aircraft
ShinMaywa US-2 is an amphibious aircraft which also known as flying boat. This aircraft is capable of landing on both land and water even in extreme conditions.
This ShinMaywa US-2 aircraft could cost up to 1.65 billion U.S dollars.
India has planned to buy 12 to 18 such ShinMaywa US-2 aircrafts for its Navy and coast guard. The primary purpose and usage of this aircraft will be in search and rescue operations.
More exercises from both countries will be conducted in coming years in disaster relief, counter terrorism and peace keeping operations.