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Singapore Airshow 2018: H145M angles for As-Pac requirements

12th February 2018 - 10:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


With several attack helicopter requirements gathering steam in the Asia-Pacific region, Airbus Helicopters chose the venue of Singapore Airshow 2018 to promote its H145M, which it labelled ‘the efficiency multiplier’, fitted with the HForce weapon system.

There are 1,273 H145s in service in 138 countries, but so far just 29 of the militarised H145M have been ordered. Of these, 20 have been delivered. Operators include Germany (x15), Thailand (x5) and Serbia (x9).

Germany is using its H145Ms for special operations and achieved a 98% availability rate. Their initial operating capability is expected in 2019, just three years after

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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