Hungary orders 16 H225M equipped with the HForce weapon system
HForce-equipped H225M helicopters
Hungary has ordered 16 Airbus Helicopters H225M heavy twin-engined
rotorcraft, all equipped with the manufacturer's HForce weapon system.
this year placed the largest commitment to date for HForce, with a deal for 20
H145Ms fitted with the system. But with the new deal it also becomes launch
operator for HForce on the larger rotorcraft.
No details of the contract value or delivery
schedule have been revealed, however. The armament selected for the H225Ms has
yet to be detailed, although Hungary will equip its H145Ms with guided rockets
and ballistic weapons.
Budapest will use
the 11t-class rotorcraft for troop transport, combat search and rescue and
special operations missions.