In 2015 Hong Kong Gov Flying Service (GFS) ordered seven H175 configured for Search and Rescue (SAR) being the launch customer for this variant. First helicopter begun testing by end of 2016. As of April 2018 none have been delivered.
Flight Testing H175 in Public Services Configuration, 12-Oct-16 : Airbus Helicopters started flight test of the public services variant of the H175 helicopter. Hong Kong’s Government Flying Service (GFS) is launch customer for this variant scheduled by end 2017