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  • brazil 2º Esquadrão de Helicópteros de Emprego Geral

    Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil

    HU-2 : 2nd General Purpose Helicopter Squadron
    Brazilian Navy

    1986 to present    


    esquadrao 2 helicopteros emprego geral

    Established September 18, 1986, the Esquadrão de Helicópteros de Emprego Geral HU-2 started first as unit ( Núcleo ) on March 1987 to finally became operational on February 1988. Equipped with AS332 Super Pumas (UH-14) is the air support unit for the Brazilian Marines ( Fuzileiros Navais ) but also served as VIP, logistical support VERTREP, firefighting and medevac. These helicopters routinely embarked on aircraft carriers NAeL Minas Gerais (A-11) and NAe São Paulo (A-12) and the amphibious assault ship NDM Bahia (G-40). From 2010 they started receiving the locally assembled EC725 Caracal: 8 UH-15 Super Cougar, 5 AH-15B ASuW / ECM and 3 UH-15C CSAR.

    On December 2017, during the amphibious assault training exercise Operação Dragão XXXVIII, the squadron completed its 1000th shipboard landing

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    News of 2º Esquadrão de Helicópteros de Emprego Geral

    NDM Bahia Holds First Aviation Safety Inspection, 12-Sep-16 : Brazilian navy new LPD ship NDM Bahia (ex French Siroco) conducts first aviation safety qualification with the EC725 / H225M helicopter

    Brazilian Navy EC725 Performing Medevacs, 09-Jun-16 : The Brazilian navy EC725 / H225M helicopters performed emergency aeromedical evacuations last May


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    2010/    EC725 Caracal
    1987/    AS332F1 Super Puma

    HU-2 List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    2227 as332f1 N-7075 : Marinha UH-14 type; HU-2, pictured
    2766 ec725 2010 N-7101 : Marinha UH-15 type d/d 25oct10, test serial F-ZWBS; HU-2 /01
    Eurocopter France F-ZWBS : Eurocopter EC725BR-B BRA003, to N-7101
    2819 ec725 2012 N-7102 : Marinha /02 BRA008 UH-15 type d/d Sep12 HU-2
    Helibras : Helibras BRA008 Marinha UH-15 type
    ec725 N-7103 : Marinha /03 BRA012 UH-15 type Jun14 HU-2
    Helibras : Helibras BRA012 Marinha UH-15 type
    2891 ec725 N-7105 : Marinha /05 BRA016 UH-15 type Jun14 HU-2
    Helibras : Helibras BRA016 Marinha UH-15 type
    ec725 N-7106 : Marinha /06 BRA017 UH-15 d/d 13jun14 HU-2; first fully Brazilian Caracal
    Helibras : Helibras BRA017 Marinha UH-15 type
    ec725 2017 N-7201 : Marinha d/d HU-2, 1st of 3 in CSAR confIguration; pictured
    ec725 N-7202 : Marinha d/d Aug17 HU-2, 2nd of 3 in CSAR confIguration
    ec725 N-7203 : Marinha d/d 27dec18 HU-2, 3rd of 3 in CSAR configuration (10th of 16 for n+

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