This aircraft was the first helicopter in a batch of 7 new Bell 429s to be delivered to the Swedish National Police. The helicopter was handed over at Bell Helicopter's factory on 1 October 2015, and it was airfreighted to Sweden from the US the same month. The helicopter got its Swedish registration, SE-JPU
, on 23 October.
The helicopter made its first official flight in service with the Swedish Police Authority on 27 October 2015, marking the formal start of the new helicopter system.