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Airbus Develops Long Term Evolution For Professional Mobile Radio For Public Safety Users In France

Together with its partners, Airbus has successfully concluded the French project LTE4PMR (Long Term Evolution for Professional Mobile Radio) and developed a secure broadband communication solution for public safety users in France. Transmitting Encrypted Multimedia A demonstration using realistic conditions had recently taken place in the National Training Centre of the French Gendarmerie Nationale in Saint-Astier, near the city of Périgueux in South-western France. The LTE4PMR solution...

Airbus Helicopters Canada provides H125 helicopter to Forest Helicopters to enhance fire suppression

Forest Helicopters Inc. has signed an order for a light single-engine H125 helicopter from Airbus Helicopters Canada. A seasoned utility operator with Ontario bases in Kenora and Pickle Lake, the company will utilize the aircraft for a variety of missions including diamond drill support, powerline maintenance, fire suppression, wildlife services, airborne geophysics and precision aerial construction. “We are proud to confirm this H125 order with Forest Helicopters, a legacy customer and l...

Indonesian Ministry Of Defence Places Order For Eight Airbus H225M SAR Helicopters

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has placed an order for eight Airbus H225M SAR helicopters.  Completion of the mission equipment outfitting and other customization work will be handled by local plant PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) at its facility in Bandung, Indonesia. These additional helicopters will join the air force’s existing fleet of six H225Ms to perform similar combat search and rescue missions. Combat-Proven Helicopter “We welcome Indonesia’s selection of ou...

Western Australia Ramps Up Aerial Firefighting Capacity With The Inclusion Of Dauphin Helicopter

Western Australia’s aerial firefighting fleet can fly further and for a much longer period than ever before, thanks to a new well-equipped Dauphin helicopter with advanced hazard-mapping technology.  Known by its callsign ‘Firebird 661’, the aircraft will boost WA’s aerial surveillance and reconnaissance capability, with targeted availability of up to 306 days per year compared to the previous 110-day fixed service. The new helicopter provides a higher speed and lon...

Airbus Provides Seven H145 Helicopters To The Federal Office Of Bundeswehr

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINWBw) has ordered seven H145 helicopters to replace the German Armed Forces’ (Bundeswehr) obsolete Bell UH-1D search and rescue fleet. The aircraft will be delivered in 2020 and will be stationed at the sites in Niederstetten, Holzdorf and Nörvenich. Airbus Helicopters will also be responsible for logistics support, repair, and maintenance of the helicopters. High Levels Of Operational Ava...

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