Safran to Power Qatari NH90s

Safran to Power Qatari NH90s 29 March, 2018

Safran Helicopter Engines will supply engines for Qatar's new NH90 fleet. The 28 NH90 military helicopters, acquisition of which were announced on 14 March, will all feature RTM322 engines. 

According to the company's release, they will be assembled in Bordes (France) and delivered to Airbus Helicopters' facility in Marignane, where the NH90 tactical transport version (TTH) is assembled, and to the Leonardo Venice-Tessera facility in Northern Italy for integration with the naval (NFH) configuration.

RTM322 is a 2,100 to 2,600 shaft horsepower engine (shp) designed for ten-to-fifteen ton military helicopters and powers 80 percent of the worldwide NH90 fleet. According to Safran, Qatar Armed Forces NH90 will feature the RTM322-01/9A version which provides a 7 percent power increase over the baseline RTM322-01/9 variant.

Safran to Power Qatari NH90s

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