With two H225M helicopters delivered this week Helibras continues service with the Brazilian Armed Forces who will also accept and additional two H225M helicopters by the end of 2017.
Helibras announced May 23rd of the delivery to the Brazilian Armed forces, the first of two H225M helicopters destined for delivery to the Brazilian Army was delivered today in the full operational configuration, including specially designed mission systems unique to the Army. Based in Taubaté and operated by the 1º BAvEx, this is the ninth H225M to integrate the Brazilian Army’s fleet.
The second H225M in full operational configuration for Combat Search and Rescue was delivered to the Brazilian Air Force and will be based in Río de Janeiro to be operated by the 3º/8º GAV.
This delivery brings the Air Force’s H225M fleet to 12 helicopters. In all, Helibras is expected to deliver four H225Ms to the Armed Forces in 2017. “We are on track with the delivery schedule and we are confident, thanks to our highly skilled teams that we will deliver on time to the three Armed Forces “, said Richard Marelli, President of Helibras.