Six EC725 transports were ordered in 2009 following by other six in 2011. First two aircraft delivered to the Air Force on July 2011. Two civilian EC225 already in use since 2008 by the presidential fleet ( CGTAP ) followed by two H225 in 2016.
By 2019, the H225M Cougar fleet achieved 11,000 flight hours.
Also used by Mexican Navy.
Airbus HCare for Brazilian and Mexican H225M, 05-Apr-18 : FIDAE 2018 Airbus signs largest HCare Smart contracts in Latin America for 50 (30 delivered) Brazilian armed forces EC725BR and 11 Mexican air force EC725 valued 125 million euros
|Mexico orders six additional EC725, 20-Sep-10 : Mexico City, The Mexican Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with Eurocopter for the purchase of six EC725 helicopters. Together with the same number of rotary-wing aircraft ordered in March of last year, Eurocopter will now be supplying a total of 12 EC725s to Mexico’s SEDENA (Secretaría de La Defensa Nacional) beginning in the second quarter of 2011 for use in transport and civil security missions.|
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Mod||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|2776|| 1001: FAM Jun11, test serial F-ZWBU|
|2788|| 1002: FAM; Jun11, test serial F-ZWBG, pictured|
|2811|| 1003: FAM Jun11, test serial F-ZWDK, pictured|
|2805|| 1004: FAM Oct11, test serial F-ZWDH|
|2810|| 1005: FAM Oct11|| F-ZWDJ: Eurocopter France, for Mexico |
|2836|| 1006: FAM Jul12, test serial F-ZWDS|
|2799|| 1007: FAM 2012|| F-ZWBE: 19sep11 as Fuerza Aerea Mexicana 1007 at Kleine Brogel + |
|2829|| 1008: FAM Apr12|| F-ZWDM: Eurocopter France, for Mexico |
| 1009: FAM Mar13;
w/o 01may15 shot down in Jalisco. 3 fatalities|| F-ZWDP: Eurocopter France, for Mexico |
|2873|| 1010: FAM May13|
| 1011: FAM Jan14, test serial F-ZWCO|
|2908||h225|| 1012: ec725 FAM Jan14|