Army’s Tiger ARH achieves FOC

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The Australian Army's 22 Airbus Helicopters Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters (ARHs) achieved final operating capability (FOC) on April 18, more than 11 years after the type first entered service. “Tiger is ready to go as a full operational capability with a full regiment of two … [Read more...]

First HATS H135 arrives at Nowra

The first HATS EC135 T2+ arriving at Nowra on March 31 from Bankstown. (Defence)

The first of 15 Airbus Helicopters H135 (EC135 T2+) for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) arrived at its new home at HMAS Albatross, Nowra on March 31 after flying in from Airbus Helicopters' facility at Bankstown Airport. The H135 carries the ADF serial of … [Read more...]