On March 2015 was announced an order for 18 NH90 NFH for the German Navy (Bundesmarine). Nicknamed Sea Lion, they will replace the aging fleet of Westland Sea King. Aircraft production began December 2015.
On June 15, 2019, the German Armed Forces Day, Wing 5 received the first training equipment.
On August 2019, it was announced the NH90 was also selected as the basis for the Sea Tiger to replace the Sea Lynx from 2025.
First Sea Lion helicopter to be delivered on October 2019.
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2019/||MFG5|| Nordholz |
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|2016|| 79+51: Marineflieger Sea Lion Mar18|| 98+51: Marine NGEN01 f/f 08dec16 at Donauwörth;
2016 picture+ |
|1436||2017|| 79+52: Marineflieger Sea Lion|| 98+56: Marine NGEN02 f/f 24nov17 at Donauwörth |
first flight in serial configuration at Donauworth
|2019|| 79+53: Marineflieger Sea Lion|| 98+40: Marine NGEN03;
pictured at Donauwörth Airbus Germany |
|2019|| 79+54: Marineflieger Sea Lion|