First H145M for Luxembourg
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions to the Government of the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg, and is also providing a training and support package. It is the first H145 in Luxembourg. The second helicopter is scheduled for delivery before the end of the year.
The helicopter will be operated and serviced at Luxembourg Findel Airport and is equipped with a hoist, a fast roping system, a high-performance camera, a search light, advanced communication systems, and provision for a light armour protection kit. The latest technologies allowing the helicopter to operate in adverse weather conditions and at night are incorporated in the design. With a maximum takeoff weight of 3.7 tonnes, the H145M can be used for a wide range of tasks, including troop and passenger transport, surveillance, air rescue, reconnaissance and medical evacuation.
The Luxembourg government will use the H145MS for defence and security