The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has confirmed an option to Airbus Helicopters, Babcock and Safran Helicopter Engines for two more H160s for the French Navy.
Tag Archives : Airbus Helicopters
16 Apr 2021
The VSR700 is an unmanned aerial system being developed for the French Navy in partnership ...
01 Apr 2021
Japan Coast Guard (JCG) will expand its fleet with two new H225 helicopters, taking its total Super Puma fleet up to 17, comprising two AS332s and 15 H225s.
06 Jan 2021
The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) received an H125 light helicopter, the first of a five-unit contract signed in 2019 with Airbus Helicopters. The rotorcraft landed on December 22 at the “Torquemada” Naval Air Base.
30 Nov 2020
The VSR700 optionally piloted vehicle (OPV) has successfully achieved fully autonomous takeoff and landing (ATOL) approaches, validating its autonomy to and from a moving platform and advancing the VSR700 programme towards its end goal: offering a tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) with (ATOL) capacities for global navies. The landing zone: a pitching, yawing platform, mounted on a trailer to simulate the conditions of a moving ship deck.
23 Nov 2020
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine) will get brand new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters for its frigates...
28 Jul 2020
The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has performed its first free flight. The VSR700 performed a ten minute flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of France.
09 Jun 2020
French minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, announced that rotary and fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for the French Navy (Marine Nationale) will be procured ahead of schedule. The announcement came as part of a wider recovery plan to help the French aerospace industry cope with the current economic crisis.
02 Jun 2020
The Commander of the German Navy (Deutsche Marine), Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, announced that the NH90 Sea Lion maritime helicopter was finally accepted into service.