Helicopter News December 04, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News December 04, 2015 by Helis.com


Newsletter #257


First Stage of Exocet / H225M Integration in Brazil Helibras completed the first stage of in-laboratory tests this week to integrate Exocet AM39 missiles with the Naval Mission System developed for the Brazilian Navy’s H225M / EC725

Royal Navy Merlin HM.2 First Gulf Deployment Royal Navy Merlin Mk2 helicopter in first Middle East deployment aboard HMS St Albans type 23 frigate

Three AW169 for Swiss Air-Rescue Rega Project Icebird Swiss rescue service Rega orders 3 AW169 with Full Ice Protection System for delivery in 2020. Over 150 AW169s sold worldwide so far

Greece Contract Extension for Erickson Erickson to continue providing aerial firefighting support in Greece for 18th consecutive season. Two year extension with NSPA (NATO Support & Procurement Agency) and the Hellenic Fire Service

US Army Europe to Request Additional Aviation Support U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) to request additional aviation support through regionally-aligned forces after recent cuts made there as part of the Army s Aviation Restructure Initiative

K-MAX Collaborative Unmanned Systems Demonstration Unmanned K-MAX helicopter, Stalker XE small unmanned aircraft system (UAS), and UAS Traffic Management (UTM) systems work together to extinguish fire in a Lockheed Martin demonstration

HMH-361 Prepare for Land and Sea Operations US Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron HMH-361 “Flying Tigers” conducted section Confined Area Landings (section CALs) and Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLPs) drills



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