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Spain Orders Civil & Military Helicopters from Eurocopter

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NH90 TTH(click to view full) EADS recently announced the Spanish government’s initial order of 45 NH90 TTH troop transport helicopters, but not the associated figures. The Spanish order is related to a May 2005 decision to pick the NH90 helicopter as their choice for transport and naval helicopter modernization, ultimately replacing the Hueys, H-60 Seahawks, AS332 Super Pumas, and AS532 Cougars currently serving in their Army, Navy and Air Force. With DID reader Pedro Lucio’s help and translations, we have managed to source the associated value for Spain’s initial NH90 TTH order, as well as details re: the industrial cooperation agreement associated with the NH90 and additional helicopter purchases underway by the Spanish government. Together, the agreements amount to over EUR 2 billion, and include more powerful engines than other NH90 fleets. NH90 NFH(click to view full) The NIH Industries (Eurocopter 62.5% + AgustaWestland 32.5% + Stork Fokker 5%) NH90 can carry up from 16 – 20 equipped troops, or it can be used in naval and search-and-rescue missions as the NH90 NFH. The NH90 integrates fly-by-wire technology, and the latest composite materials to minimize corrosion; it also has a rear ramp that multiplies its tactical and transport options. It […]

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