The french manufacturer of combat and civil helicopters Eurocopter at BRIDEX 2011
BRIDEX 2011 Online Show Daily News International Defence Exhibition & Conference 6 - 9 July 2011 Darussalam , Brunei
Eurocopter at BRIDEX 2011
Saturday, July 9, 2011, 11:04 AM
The french manufacturer of combat and civil helicopters Eurocopter at BRIDEX 2011.
BRUNEI will be upgrading its ageing fleet of military helicopters, with four companies invited at Brunei International Defence exhibition to compete for the bid to supply the rotorcraft. At BRIDEX 2011, the French manufacturer of civil and military helicopters, Eurocopter presents mock-ups of two of its successful military helicopters, the EC725 and the EC645.
Eurocopter booth at International Defence Exhibition BRIDEX 2011, Brunei.
The first phase of the helicopter project, to be announced on Monday, July 4, will see the replacement of "one mission" of the Royal Brunei Air Force's (RBAirF) 10 Bell helicopters, the permanent secretary of defence (administration and finance) told The Brunei Times.
Eurocopter EC725 Caracal long-range tactical transport helicopter mock-up at BRIDEX 2011
The Eurocopter EC725 Super Cougar (also named Caracal) is a long-range tactical transport helicopter developed from the Super Puma/Cougar family for military use. It is a twin-engined aircraft and can carry up to 29 seated troops along with 2 crew, depending on customer configuration. The helicopter is marketed for troop transport, casualty evacuation, and combat search and rescue duties.
There are currently four configurations designed by Eurocopter for the EC725. The Troop Transport version has seating arrangements for a maximum of 29 troops in addition to the crew. The VIP Transport version can carry between 8 to 12 passengers. The Casualty Evacuation version can carry up to 12 stretchers with 4 seated medical staff, and the Combat SAR configuration is fully equipped for search and rescue duties in a combat environment.
Eurocopter EC645 multi-role helicopter mock-up at BRIDEX 2011
The EC645 is a multi-role helicopter, tailor-made for tomorrow’s Armed Forces. He is the brand new military version of the successful EC145, the latest medium-sized (3.5 ton), twin-engine Eurocopter helicopter.
It is the answer to an increasing demand for a cost effective multi-role helicopter common to both military and paramilitary forces. The modern and versatile EC645, with its large range of optional equipment, provides outstanding flexibility for all missions (from light utility to armed).