Japan trying to sell Kawasaki P-1, C-2 to New Zealand

Japan’s defense industry has thrown its hat into New Zealand’s transport and maritime patrol aircraft competition by offering the Kawasaki P-1 and C-2 to Wellington.

C-2 (08-1201,68-1203)
By 防衛装備庁(ATLA) [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Nikkei Asian Review said Tokyo gave Wellington unclassified data on both aircraft in September last year.

The deal will involve maintenance of the aircraft and New Zealand might get a chance to produce certain components for the planes.

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