On June 2015 French Defence Minister announced Kuwait will buy 24 long-range Airbus Caracal helicopters for approximately 1 billion euros (1.13 billion dollars). Another 6 added for the Kuwait National Guard.
First two delivered February 2018, to the Police.
In January 2019, Ministry of Defense Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced that it would set up a committee of inquiry into the procurement of the helicopters regarding possible financial violations (corruption)
In October 2019, Airbus confirm delivery of first H225M to the air force by end of the year.
Kuwait to Receive H225M this Year, 18-Oct-19 : #H225M The first H225M for the Kuwait Air Force and National Guard begun flight testing and will be delivered by end of this year. 30 helicopters were ordered in 2016
Thales Flight Simulators for Kuwait H225M, 21-Jun-17 : Paris Air Show 2017 Thales selected by Airbus to provide the Kuwait forces with flight and mission training simulators for the pilots and crews of its 30 ordered Caracal helicopters
Kuwait Orders 30 H225M Caracal, 09-Aug-16 : Kuwait signed for 30 H225M/EC725 Caracal helicopters. First announced on June 2015
List of Aircraft
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