French Navy Tests NH90 Helicopter

6 July 2009 (Last Updated July 6th, 2009 18:30)

The French Navy has carried out compatibility tests of the NH90 military helicopter with European helicopter manufacturing company Eurocopter and French naval defence company DCNS. The companies executed the tests on 25-26 June on board the navy’s Horizon-class ship Chevalier Paul

The French Navy has carried out compatibility tests of the NH90 military helicopter with European helicopter manufacturing company Eurocopter and French naval defence company DCNS.

The companies executed the tests on 25-26 June on board the navy’s Horizon-class ship Chevalier Paul at the military harbour on the Mediterranean coast of Toulon.

The French Navy is expected to receive the first four helicopters in 2010.