Air Platforms

Brazilian Army to retrofit initial H225Ms

17 January 2019

Helibras is to retrofit five of the Brazilian Army's expected 16 Airbus Helicopters H225M helicopters to bring the fleet to a common operational configuration, a service official told Jane's on 16 January.

Work will include adding a digital map; cabling for the STAR FLIR Systems STAR Safire III electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) sensor; Saab's integrated defensive aid suite featuring BOP-L chaff and flare dispensers, RWS-300 radar warning receivers (RWR), LWS-310 laser warning receivers (LWR), and MAW-300 missile approach warning systems (MAWS); Collins Aerospace Talon RT-8200 programmable digital communication systems; engine exhaust infrared suppressors; plus ballistic protection, air-conditioning units, and inertial navigation systems.

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