Shipborne variant, powered with two Safran Arriel 2N engines which enhance hot and high conditions performance. Achieves a top speed of 278 km/h and a range of 780 km. It also boasts a new main gearbox, a latest-generation tail rotor and a 4-axis autopilot that reduces crew workload.
Indonesia PTDI Delivering Airbus helicopters, 30-Mar-17 : Benefitting from a partnership of over four decades, PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) recently delivered a AS332/H215M, 2 EC725/H225M and 2 AS555 Fennec to the Armed Forces. AS565MBe Panther to follow
First Three AS565MBe Panther to Indonesia, 22-Nov-16 : The first 3 AS565MBe Panther were handed over to PT Dirgantara Indonesia for final reassembly and outfit. Eleven helicopters to be delivered to the Indonesian Navy through 2018
Mahindra to Produced AS565MBe Parts, 12-Jul-16 : FIA 2016 Mahindra from India to produce Airbus Helicopters AS565MBe Panther airframe parts for the production line in Marignane, France. The Phanter is a proposal for India Naval Utility Helicopter programme