Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first of two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions for the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The delivery of the second helicopter is scheduled before the end of the year. The helicopter will be operated and serviced at Luxembourg Findel Airport.
The helicopter is equipped with a hoist, a fast roping system, a high-performance camera, a search light, advanced communication systems, and will have provisions to install a light armour protection kit. The helicopter can operate in adverse weather conditions and during the night. The H145M is designed to be used for a wide range of tasks, including troop and passenger transport, surveillance, air rescue, reconnaissance and medical evacuation.