News about Armada de Chile
20-Aug-23 - The Chilean Navy has taken delivery of the fifth and final Airbus H125 from Brazilian subsidiary Helibras as part of a program initiated in 2019 to replace the Bell 206 fleet. These helicopters are utilized for maritime rescue, surveillance, and basic training purposes #Chile
11-Sep-22 - This year’s edition of the maritime exercise is hosted by the Brazilian Navy will included 20 participating nations, 19 ships, one submarine, 21 aircraft and 5,500 total military personnel to conduct operations off the coast of Rio de Janerio #UNITAS
29-Jun-22 - A Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone from Royal Canadian Navy landed for the first time on a Chilean warship. The helicopter embarked on HMCS Vancouver (FFH 331) landed on the Type 23 class frigate Almirante Lynch during RIMPAC 2022 exercise #RIMPAC22
05-Apr-22 - The Navy of Chile is receiving 5 new Airbus H125 helicopters from Brazilian Helibras to replace the aging Bell 206 in the coastline search and rescue mission #H125
22-Nov-16 - Airbus Helicopters recently celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in Santiago, Chile, and unveiled new investments in the South Cone region of South America, amounting to 4.6 million US dollars.
03-Aug-16 - Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico and Chile conducted mine countermeasures training as part of the Southern California portion of exercise Rim of the Pacific RIMPAC 2016 with HM-14’s MH-53E
17-Aug-14 - FUERTE AGUAYO, Chile by 1st Lt Michael Hopkins - As a part of Partnership of the Americas 2014, service members from different nations spent the day getting familiarized with partner nation helicopters in order to increase proficiency in joint humanitarian assistance/disaster relief operations here, August 15, 2014.
23-Mar-98 - Eurocopter showcased the AS532SC Cougar naval helicopter at FIDAE 1998
List of Units
|escuadron helicopteros de ataque - attack helicopter squadron||HA-1||1962|
|escuadron helicopteros de propositos generales - general pourpose helicopter squadron||HU-1||1994|