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Farnborough 2016: Spanish Navy AB212 upgrade advances

14th July 2016 - 13:00 GMT | by Georgina Smith in Farnborough


The third of seven upgraded AB212 helicopters will be delivered by October this year to the Spanish Ministry of Defense’s Directorate General of Armament and Material, Sener confirmed at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA 2016).

The delivery is part of Sener’s modernisation programme to increase the operational lives of the Spanish Navy’s AB212 helicopters, carried out in a joint venture with Inaer.

One main objective of the AB212 modernisation programme was to produce a tailored product.

Speaking at FIA 2016, Fernando Horcada, business development manager for Sener’s defence division, said: ‘We are ensuring that the customer has the opportunity to

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Georgina Smith


Georgina Smith

Georgina Smith was a reference editor and production manager at Shephard Media.

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