RSAF Super Puma helicopters still flying high on missions

Super Pumas continue to play key role despite orders for Airbus H225M

Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Super Puma helicopters took part in Exercise Wallaby in Australia yesterday, with the crew demonstrating that the workhorses can still perform at a high level.

During the exercise, aircrew specialists practised firing their cabin-door machine guns – used to return fire on enemy forces when the Super Pumas troop-lift military units behind enemy lines.

Live-firing of the door gun is not done in Singapore as there is no appropriate firing range for it.

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