Philippine Coast Guard has placed an order for one H145 helicopter, making it the first H145 parapublic operator in the Philippines.
The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is equipped with high frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling, search light, and electro-optical systems to perform critical missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, maritime patrol and law enforcement, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
The latest contract will also encompass on-site technical support and continuing airworthiness management organisation services, fully supported by Airbus’ team in the country.
The H145 is equipped Helionix avionics suite and 4-axis autopilot system.
Russian state-run Rosoboronexport, for the first time will be displaying military products that include fighter jets, helicopters, small arms at the upcoming Asian Defense, Security and Crisis Management Exhibition and Conference, ADAS 2018 in Manila Philippines. Rosoboronexport will be showcasing Su-35 and Su-30SME super-maneuverable multifunctional fighters, the Yak-130 training and combat training aircraft, as well as the Mi-35M transport/combat helicopter, Ka-226T light multi-purpose helicopter and the Mi-171Sh military transport helicopter, Pantsir-S1anti-aircraft missile/gun system and the Igla-S MANPADS at the exhibition, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The Philippines and Bangladesh are likely to order about 100 KAPLAN medium tanks which are co-produced by Turkish defense contractor FNNS and Indonesia's PT Pindad. Windu Paramata, the head of the medium tank project at PT Pindad said the two countries had expressed willingness to buy 40 to 50 units each
Philippines is holding negotiations with Russia for the possible purchase of Project 636 conventional submarines, helicopter equipment and small arms, Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheyev has said. "We are holding talks not only on this [submarines]
The Philippine government is considering a soft loan offer from Russia for the acquisition of Kilo-class submarines, as it looks to boost the undersea capabilities of the Philippine Navy (PN). Russia has newly offered the Philippine Government an economic package to support its potential acquisition of submarines, Arsenio Andolong, the chief of public affairs at the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND), told Janes on Tuesday
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. Airbus Helicopters will also be responsible for logistics support, repair, and maintenance of the helicopters
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