Germany has committed to sending Ukraine six of its 21 retiring WS-61 Westland Sea King multirole, amphibious helicopters.
BASARNAS receives two Dauphin helicopters
The two helicopters were ordered in November 2018. The aircraft is equipped with a hoist to pull/evacuate people through the right side door.
The AS365 N3+ Dauphin in SAR configuration is an industrial cooperation between PTDI and Airbus Helicopters.
Elfien Goentoro, president director, PTDI, said: ‘Previously, PTDI… managed to hand over two units of helicopter AS365 N3 + Dauphin on February 18, 2014 and two units of helicopter AS365 N3 + dauphin on November 15, 2016.
‘The release of CHNRD helicopter AS365 N3 + Dauphin, proved the seriousness of PTDI to help fulfil the main tasks and functions of Basarnas in order to support enough to evacuate and help victims.’
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