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    Airbus Helicopters H160M

    Announced March 2017, the H160 Military variant planned for the French Armed Forces, 400 expected to be delivered under the Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger (HIL) program with first deliveries scheduled for 2026.

    Capable of carrying 2 pilots + 5 troops or 2 stretchers with a max take off weight of 6,050 kgs / 13338 lbs and a range of 850 km / 528 miles

    On May 2019 was designated as Guépard ( Cheetah ) and delivery plans announced comprising 80 for Army (to replace Fennec and Gazelle ), 49 for Navy (Dauphin, Panther, Lynx, Alouette III) and 40 for Air Force (Fennec)




    H160M News


    Iridium Certus SatCom for H160M, 12-Jul-22 : #H160M Airbus selected the SKYTRAC Iridium Certus Solution for the French Armed Forces future helicopter H160M

    Safran SkyNaute Navigation System for H160M, 14-Jun-22 : #H160M Safran Electronics & Defense to provide its SkyNaute navigation system to equip the Airbus H160M Guépard helicopters for French Armed Forces

    Safran Arrano Engines for French H160M, 19-Jan-22 : #Arrano Safran to provide engines and other equipment on H160M and H160 helicopters for the French armed forces and Gendarmerie

    France Orders First Batch of 30 H160M, 22-Dec-21 : France signed contract for first batch of several prototypes and 30 Airbus H160M Guépard helicopters (21 for army, 8 for navy and 1 for air force) as part of the Light Joint Helicopter programme (HIL)

    Launch of H160M Guépard Development, 06-Feb-20 : #H160M Airbus, Safran and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) working closely under the Joint Light Helicopter program (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger, HIL) to allow the H160M Guépard to enter service in the French armed forces in 2026.

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    List of Operators of Airbus Helicopters H160M


    From Organisation with model H160M
    2027
    france Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre
        2027
    2028
    france Aéronautique Navale
        2028
    france Armée de l'Air
        2028


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