Safran to support German NH90 engines
Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a seven-year contract to support engines powering German NH90 helicopters with the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), the company announced on 17 May.
The contract covers support for RTM322-powered NH90s operated by the German Army and the German Navy. In total engines on around 100 aircraft, including 82 TTH and 18 NFH, will be supported, with Safran providing maintenance repair and overhaul for the engine fleet. The work will be managed by Safran Helicopter Germany.
Safran RTM322 is a 2,100 to 2,600 shaft horse-power engine designed for 10-to-15 tonne helicopters. It powers the NH Industries NH90, Leonardo EH101 Merlin and British Apache helicopters.
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