Airbus Helicopters hands over first two H145M to Royal Thai Navy

With today´s (29.04) successful technical acceptance, Airbus Helicopters has handed over the first two of five lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters to the Royal Thai Navy. This marks an important milestone in the H145M programme on its way to the final acceptance and entry into service in Thailand at the end of 2016. A delegation … Dowiedz się więcej

The Royal Thai Navy and Air Force acquire five EC645 T2 and two EC725 rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters

The airborne capabilities of Thailand’s navy and air force will be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725. The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 T2s to be deployed on transport duties and other missions, with deliveries scheduled to begin in … Dowiedz się więcej

Airbus Helicopters’ militarized H145M receives its on-time EASA certification

Airbus Helicopters’ H145M has been certified by the European EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) airworthiness authority, clearing the way for the military type approval and initial two deliveries of this multi-role twin-engine military rotorcraft before year-end. Its first customer is the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces), who has ordered 15 rotorcraft to be operated by the … Dowiedz się więcej

Airbus Helicopters’ H145 makes its Brazilian debut in month-long demonstration tour

The H145 has arrived in Brazil for a customer tour to demonstrate the capabilities of this enhanced Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft in land-based and offshore service. During visits to the cities of São Paulo, Curitiba, Brasília, Belo Horizonte and Rio de Janeiro, the H145 will be presented to civilian and offshore operators, along with governmental and … Dowiedz się więcej

Defence and security company Saab presents the results for January-September 2013

During the third quarter, the Swiss Parliament confirmed its support for the procurement of Gripen E, the next generation of Gripen. A potential public referendum remains before an order could be received in 2014. We also note a great interest for Gripen from other countries. Order intake increased by 59 per cent during the first … Dowiedz się więcej

U.S. Army extends contract with an order for 12 new UH-72A Lakota helicopters

The United States Army has exercised $65.8 million in contract options for 12 additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters and associated mission equipment packages . The UH-72A is manufactured by Airbus Helicopters Inc. at its final assembly plant in Columbus, Miss., which has already produced and delivered almost 350 Lakotas to date, all on time and on … Dowiedz się więcej