The Eurocopter Panther are listed here. For earlier Aerospatiale Dauphins airframes please see listed separately.
On August 2011 the French Navy received their first AS.365N3+ which is equipped with new avionics. Two of them will be deployed in Tahiti, French Polynesia.
Loading Panther on A400M, 06-Oct-20 : #A400M France developing procedures to airlift Panther helicopter by A400M cargo aircraft
GVH Sea Tray for French Navy Interim Helicopters, 21-Aug-20 : #Dauphin Heli-Union will supply 12 AS365 Dauphins to the French Navy as interim helicopters between the withdrawal of Alouette III and delivery of new H160M Guépard. Will be equipped with GVH Aerospace sea tray protection
French Navy Leased Interim Helicopters, 06-Feb-20 : #Interim France launch development of the H160M Guépard as the future helicopter of the armed forces. The French Navy will lease 12 Dauphin from Heli-Union and obtain 4 new H160 from Babcock for SAR as an interim measure after the retirement of the Alouette III
Taihiti Dauphin Most Distant Operation, 30-Aug-18 : #Tahiti An AS365N3+ Dauphin from the French Navy 35F detachment flew 3,426 km / 1.849 nm in 14 hours to complete a medical evacuation from a remote atoll. It was the single most distant operation ever conducted by these Tahiti based helicopters
Panther Second Launch of Sea Venom/ANL Missile, 31-May-18 : #missile MBDA’s Sea Venom/ANL anti-ship missile completed its second development firing from a French DGA Panther at Ile Du Levant
French Navy Dauphin / Panther Maintenance Contract, 03-Nov-17 : ENGIE Ineo (agent) and NHV (co-contractor) awarded a 4-year maintenance and repair service contract for the French Navy AS365 Dauphin and AS565 Panther helicopter fleet
French First Test Firing of Sea Venom / ANL, 04-Jul-17 : French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) Dauphin helicopter completed first firing of the MBDA Sea Venom / ANL missile at the Île du Levant test range. Intends to replace Sea Skua and AS-15TT
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2018/||22S|| Lanvéoc-Poulmic |
|1995/||36F|| d'Hyeres Le Palyvestre |