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Singapore Airshow 2022: European firms join forces on next-gen rotorcraft engine project

17th February 2022 - 11:30 GMT | by Tim Martin in Singapore

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Safran's Arrano engine powers the H160M helicopter. (Photo: Tim Martin)

A new working group of European engine manufacturers is assessing which technologies could help NATO to develop a new medium-lift helicopter.

A number of leading European engine manufacturers have formed a working group in support of NATO’s Next Generation Rotorcraft Capability (NGRC) project. They aim to assess which technologies can best deliver a future powerplant rated at 3000-5000shp.

Those involved in the Next Generation Rotorcraft Technologies (NGRT) collaboration include Avio Aero,  Safran, Rolls Royce Germany, MTU and ITP Aero.

The working group will examine a range of advanced technologies that could be included in the NGRC helicopter engine, with the future helicopter set to enter service in 2040.

The NGRT effort is part of a European Defence Fund ‘work package,’ according

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