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04 December 2017

Ground Attack

Armament qualified for H215M attack missions include pod-mounted 20 mm cannons, 68 mm rocket launchers and side-mounted rapid-fire machine guns.

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NH90-NGEN002_Sea_Lion © Airbus Helicopters / Christian KELLER
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28 November 2017

NH90-NGEN002_Sea_Lion

The second prototype of the NH90 Sea Lion commissioned by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr) lifted off from the Donauwörth site for its maiden flight on 24 November 2017.

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23 November 2017

H135M

The H135M is the enhanced military version of Airbus’ three-tonne-class EC135 twin-engine rotorcraft

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23 November 2017

H125M: Discreet on the battlefield

Able to fly discreetly in the battlefield with a small silhouette, the H125M has a reduced radar signature through the use of composite materials and infrared-reflective paint.

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23 November 2017

AS565 MBe

The AS565 MBe naval version of Airbus’ Panther family of helicopters is an all-weather, multi-role medium rotorcraft, designed for operation from ship decks, offshore locations and land-based sites.

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23 November 2017

AS565

The AS565 MBe is powered by two Safran Arriel 2N turboshaft engines for reliable performance in high and hot conditions. It features modern cockpit avionics that include an automatic flight control system (AFCS) and flight management system.

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23 November 2017

The multi-role workhorse

As a true multi-role platform, the H225M enables military forces to deploy wherever and whenever needed.

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H145 EXPH 1745 03 © Airbus Helicopters / Anthony PECCHI
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09 November 2017

H145 EXPH 1745 03

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary.

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H145 EXPH 1745 11 © Airbus Helicopters / Anthony PECCHI
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09 November 2017

H145 EXPH 1745 11

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed a ballistic development test of an HForce weapon system on a H145M on Pápa Airbase in Hungary.

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25 October 2017

Superior inside the cockpit

With its tandem-seat glass cockpit layout, both the pilot in the forward position and the aft-seated gunner can manage the weapon systems and primary flight controls, switching roles if necessary.

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25 October 2017

An all-in-one powerhouse

Powered by two latest-generation engines, the H225M’s five-blade rotor provides an exceptionally low vibration level, and the modular design of rotor mechanical assemblies allows for easier maintenance.

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25 October 2017

Troop transport and MEDEVAC

The H215M can carry a crew of two plus up to 20 troops for transport missions.

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25 October 2017

Survivable

The H215M has a rugged fuselage that includes high-energy absorption landing gear.

On call © Airbus Helicopters / Anthony Pecchi
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25 October 2017

On call

Airbus’ H215M is mission-ready – at home in hot temperatures and at high altitudes. The rotorcraft’s discretion, low vulnerability, survivability and ability to fly in icing conditions ensure maximum operability – even in the most challenging situations.

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A modern cockpit © Eurocopter / Eric RAZ
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25 October 2017

A modern cockpit

Outfitted with a full glass cockpit and modern avionics, the H215M's flight deck is compatible with night vision goggles. Features include Airbus’ dual-duplex digital 4-axis autopilot and associated automatic flight control system (AFCS), which provide flight envelope protection, unrivalled precision and stability.

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25 October 2017

AS565 MBe

Some 250 helicopters in the Panther/Dauphin family are operated by maritime customers in more than 20 countries, including the US Coast Guard’s fleet of around 100 MH-65s.

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25 October 2017

AS565 MBe

The helicopter’s use of a hydraulically-activated harpoon with deck-lock securing enables the AS565 MBe to land and take off from ship decks regardless of the wind direction.

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24 October 2017

Equipped for duty

The H145M is equipped with a modern digital glass cockpit, night vision goggle compatibility, and Airbus’ advanced Helionix® avionics suite with a 4-axis digital autopilot.

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24 October 2017

H125M: Fully operational

This helicopter benefits from the excellent handling characteristics and easy-to-fly qualities that are inherent in Airbus’ single-engine Ecureuil family – which holds the world altitude record (landing on Mount Everest at 8,848 metres), and is fully operational in high and hot environments.

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24 October 2017

Combat flights with the H125m

Fitted with Safran’s powerful Arriel 2D engine with a dual-channel full authority digital engine control (FADEC) system, the H125M is well-suited to perform combat flights.

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24 October 2017

LUH145 Lakota2

In 2014, the Royal Thai Army acquired six UH-72A Lakota helicopters from Airbus Group through the US’s foreign military sales programme.

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24 October 2017

LUH145 Lakota1

In 2014, the Royal Thai Army acquired six UH-72A Lakota helicopters from Airbus Group through the US’s foreign military sales programme.

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09 October 2017

UH 72A Lakotas

The high-set main rotor and Fenestron® shrouded tail rotor provide unparalleled safety, access in confined landing zones, and loading/unloading of cargo, passengers and patients while the rotors are turning.

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