Capable of taking off and landing on the ocean, the US-2 can quickly reach remote islands without an airport or sites of maritime accidents, efficiently transporting the wounded and urgent patients in emergencies.
Simulated Rescue Operation by an Amphibian
Flow of rescue operations at sea or a remote island
JMSDF's Rescue Operation
As a part of the JMSDF' rescue operations, US-1, US-1A, and US-2 has saved and transported the wounded and urgent patients at sea and remote islands, thereby saving many precious lives.
- US-2's action radius expanded to 1,900km
- US-1A's(previous model) action radius was 1,500km(For 2-hour-long searches)
Rescue Operation by US-1/US-1A/US-2
|Number of missions flown||Over 1,000|
|Number of people rescued||Over 1,000|