Sea Lion Completes Mission Demonstration
German Navy future helicopter, the NH90 Sea Lion, completed mission demonstrations for relevant roles, including SAR missions. First of 18 helicopters to be delivered by end of this year
Airbus Helicopters, July 19, 2019 - Donauwörth - The NH90 Sea Lion successfully completed mission demonstrations for its relevant roles in the German Navy, including SAR missions, in July.
Representatives of the Navy and the procurement agency BAAINBw participated in the tests that covered operations using a rescue hoist, checking navy reconnaissance capabilities, and dropping off commandos and Special Forces equipment, including an inflatable boat.
Delivery of the first Sea Lion helicopters is scheduled for the end of 2019. Altogether 18 helicopters are on order.
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