Eurocopter EC145

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Eurocopter EC145
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Eurocopter EC145 from the French Sécurité Civile.
Role Light helicopter
National origin France & Germany
Manufacturer Eurocopter.
First flight 1999
Introduction 2002
Status Active
Produced 2000-Present.
Unit cost
5.5 millions $.

The Eurocopter EC145 is a civil and military twin-turboshaft helicopter. It is built in Germany. It is a modernized variant of the MBB/Kawasaki BK117. It is used for both transport and SAR. The UH-72 Lakota is a military variant for the US Army. The military variants are mainly known as Eurocopter EC645.

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Eurocopter EC145 operators worldwide: dark blue = military, light blue = civilian