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Serbia Takes Delivery of First Airbus H145M Helicopter

Serbia has taken delivery of the first of nine Airbus H145M helicopters earmarked for the Air Force and for the Ministry of Interior.

The light twin-engine helicopter is equipped with a fast roping system, high-performance camera, fire support equipment, ballistic protection as well as an electronic countermeasures system.

The HForce system, developed by Airbus Helicopters, will allow Serbia to equip and operate their aircraft with a large set of ballistic or guided air-to-ground and air-to-air weapons.

Serbia has taken delivery of the first of nine Airbus H145M helicopters earmarked for the Air Force and for the Ministry of Interior. The helicopter is equipped with a fast roping system, high-performance camera, fire support equipment, ballistic protection as well as an electronic countermeasures system. Click to enlarge.

Besides the nine H145M helicopters, Serbia has also ordered three H215 heavy helicopters for the Ministry of Interior.

SA 341 / SA 342 Gazelle

Serbia is also to become a maintenance hub for SA 341 / SA 342 Gazelle helicopters.

The Moma Stanojlovic aeronautical plant, located near Belgrade, has been certified by Airbus Helicopters to carry out maintenance work on the Gazelle.

 More than 160 Gazelle SA 341 / SA 342 were produced under license by the Soko plant in Mostar from 1971 to 1991 and these helicopters are still operated in Serbia and its neighboring countries.

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