French military ordered 22 NH90 military transport helicopter (Figure)
Data Figure: European NH90 military transport aircraft.
PARIS, Jan. 8 (Xinhua reporter Li Xuemei) French Defense Minister 埃尔韦莫兰, today announced that the French army at the end of last year ordered 22 NH90 military transport aircraft for the Army to use, these transport The total value of about 600 million euros.
Defense Ministry communique said Moran day to the French Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed Forces Committee members on this purchase program, coupled with the end of 2007 ordered 12 of the same type transport aircraft, the French Army will has a total of 34 NH90 transport.
Moran said in a communique, NH90 military transport aircraft in the air can make up for the army’s lack of mobility, and air transport in the updated power play an important role.
NH90 aircraft from France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands in 1991, a joint research and development of Europe’s new military transport helicopters, including the frigate helicopters and tactical transport aircraft two. At present, Finland, Norway, Australia and Spain, other countries have purchased the NH90 transport aircraft, and the French new orders to sales to confirm the model 529.