15 EC645 T2 helicopters for the German Special Forces

Germany’s Special Forces Command (Kommando Spezialkräfte) will get 15 EC645 T2 helicopters, following a contract signed between Eurocopter and the German Federal Ministry of Defense.

According to the 194 million euros contract, the helicopters will also have the related equipment packages to carry out special operations missions.



The LUH contract enhances the Special Forces Command’s operational capability. The day and night missions that these helicopters will perform include insertion and extraction of special ops, fire support and reconnaissance.The EC645 T2 LUH features a modern digital cockpit with full night vision and a 4-axis autopilot.

Deliveries of the 15 aircraft begin in late 2015 and will be completed by mid-2017.

Original article: Ottawa Citizen



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