HSS-2B Anti-Submarine Helicopter
As the first true attempt in manufacturing an anti-submarine helicopter in Japan after the war, the HSS-2B was manufactured under license with Sikorsky in the U.S. in 1960. MHI is the primary contractor. The original model of the HSS-2 began manufacturing in 1962, the first model completed in 1964; thereafter, upgraded to the HSS-2A in 1972 and the HSS-2B in 1977. A total of 167 units have been manufactured.
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