First H145M for Lux­em­bourg

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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

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