NH90 Eyes Route To Retention In Australia

Australian NH90
Australia’s NH90s are used by the country’s army and navy for troop transport and logistics, but the type has been hobbled by poor availability during much of its early career.
Credit: Cpl. Dan Pinhorn/Australian Defense Department
Canberra’s plans to procure U.S.-supplied Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopters to replace its troubled NH90s appear to represent another blow for Franco-Australian defense industry relations. But while its effect is unlikely to register in scale to the canceled submarine contracts following the creation...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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