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Panther eliminated from Danish Maritime Helicopter programme

26th January 2012 - 17:01 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London


The Eurocopter AS565 Panther has been eliminated from Denmark's maritime helicopter competition, leaving the Lynx Wildcat and MH-60R Romeo in a race that is expected to be decided in the second half of 2012.

Speaking at the IQPC Military Helicopter conference in London on 26 January, commander of the Danish Helicopter Wing Lt Col Steen Ulrich said the decision to remove the Panther was made the previous week. 'We now expect a final decision before autumn this year,' Ulrich stated.

In terms of the likely size of the new maritime helicopter fleet, which will replace Denmark's aging Lynx Mk80s, Ulrich

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