After tapping the NH90 to augment its troop lift capability, Australia is negotiating a follow-on purchase to meet maritime support and special operations requirements. Canberra last week selected the multirole version of NH Industries' transport/frigate helicopter, known as the MRH90, for Phases 4 and 6 of the country's Air 9000 defense modernization program. The 1.17-billion-euro ($1.5-billion) purchase will cover the acquisition of 34 units to replace aging naval Sea King and ...


"Australia Gives Nod Once Again to NH90" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.