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ITEC 2018: German Navy awaits Sea Lion sim decision (video)

15th May 2018 - 14:06 GMT | by Tim Martin, Trevor Nash in Nordholz


The German Navy is awaiting a decision on the future of its NH90 Sea Lion training. The training device will be located at Nordholz naval air station and Shephard understands that five consortia are currently in a source selection phase.

‘The programme has been delayed and the simulator will unfortunately enter service after the aircraft,’ said Cdr Jan Keller, chief of operations at Nordholz.

The first aircraft is expected to arrive in October 2019 and will replace the Sea King Mk41 that will retire in 2023.

‘When delivered, the simulator will play a key role in training Sea Lion crews …

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