Second NH90 Sea Lion First Flight, 28-Nov-17 : The second NH90 NFH Sea Lion performed first flight at Airbus Donauwörth facility November 24, 2017. Deliveries of 18 helicopters to German Naval Aviation, Marineflieger, scheduled to start by end 2019
German and Belgian NH90 in DUSTER III Exercise, 27-Nov-17 : German Army’s Helicopter Transport Regiment 10 crews shared their experience as part of UN MINUSMA mission in Mali where the Belgians will take over from February 2018.
Indra Working on Simulator for Spanish NH90, 22-Nov-17 : Construction of first Level D Full Flight Simulator of the NH90 GSPA helicopter for the Spanish Army Aviation is underway by Indra. Scheduled to be ready by March 2019
Airbus MyNH90 e-Portal, 03-Nov-17 : Some 330 NH90 are in operation across the globe, accumulating more than 150000 flight hours. Customers can use the MyNH90 e-portal to order new and used spare parts
Belgian NH90 First Deployment to Africa, 12-Sep-17 : Belgian NH90 Caiman helicopters perform first ever mission on African continent when deployed 4 weeks to Gabon to participate in exercise Tropical Storm supporting the paratroopers of the Light Brigade
APROC 2017, 28-Jun-17 : Italian air force held the Air Centric Personnel Recovery Operatives Course (APROC), the main training event in Europe in combat search and rescue.
Safran 7-Years Contract to Support German NH90, 17-May-17 : Safran signed a 7-year contract to support RTM322 engines of around 100 NH90 (82 TTH and 18 NTH) operated by the German Army (Heer) and German Navy (Marine)
New Zealand NH90 Almost Back to Full Duty, 07-May-17 : Royal New Zealand Air Force eased limitations on its NH90 fleet that have prevented them flying over water, at night, and over mountainous terrain since 20 April
Australian DST Ensure Safe MRH90 Operations, 04-May-17 : Australian Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group has provide technical advice after the MRH90 helicopter experienced a series of serious incidents since its introduction into service
Belgium Could Send NH90 to Mali, 03-May-17 : The political decision is still under consideration for what could be the first deployment of Belgium newest helicopter
Patria To Perform Maintenance of Norwegian NH90, 26-Apr-17 : Patria wins 2-years contract to supply on-aircraft maintenance for the Norwegian NH90 helicopters covering phase and calendar inspections and associated repairs
Italian Navy NH90 to be Upgraded With Mode 5 IFF, 21-Feb-17 : Italian Navy NH90 NFH helicopters to be upgraded with New Generation Identification Friend or Foe (NGIFF) systems under €11M contract by NATO agency NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency)
Italian Navy Received First MH-90A MITT, 21-Feb-17 : Italian Navy received first of 10 NH90 MITT (Maritime Italian Navy Tactical Transport) for amphibious support and special forces operations.
German NH90 On Their Way to Mali, 31-Jan-17 : HEER NH90 to Mali by An-124
3.000 Flying Hours In Afghanistan for Italians NH90, 16-Jan-17 : Italian Army NH90 TTH fleet in Afghanistan achieved 3000 flying hours. Deployed in Herat since 2012 as Task Group “Fenice”, part of the TAAC-W (Train Advise Assist Command - West)