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Singapore flies in first H225Ms

30th March 2021 - 00:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore

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One of the Republic of Singapore Air Force's new H225M helicopters. (Airbus Helicopters)

The arrival of replacement helicopters for Singapore's sizeable Super Puma fleet has begun.

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has taken delivery of its first set of Airbus Helicopters H225Ms, delivered aboard an Antonov An-124 from Marseille, via Mumbai, on 22 March.

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) signed on for the H225Ms under its Medium-Lift Helicopter programme in 2016, and they were initially planned for a 2020 delivery. However, the process was delayed till this year due to COVID-19-related disruptions.

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute estimates Singapore is acquiring 16 H225Ms under the contract.

The Defence Science and Technology Agency was responsible for the procurement process. It revealed on social media

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