NH Industries NH90

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NH90 Caïman of the French Navy in Paris, near Invalides museum.

The NH90 is a European military helicopter. It is built by NH Industries, a company of four countries (France, Germany, Italy[1], and Netherlands). It is a stealth technology helicopter. It can do transport. It can also attack submarines with torpedoes.

In France it is called[2] Caïman (in English Caiman) by the French Army[3] and French Navy[4]. The Italian Navy call it SH-90. It first flew in December 1995.

Similar aircraft[change | edit source]

Bibliography[change | edit source]

  • Moeng, Sophearith (1998). Vital guide to military Aircraft. Airlife publishing. ISBN 1 85310 537 6.

References[change | edit source]

  1. http://www.agustawestland.com/news/italian-navy-receive-mission-planning-analysis-system-its-nh90-nfh-helicopters
  2. (French) http://www.avionslegendaires.net/avion-militaire/nhindustries-nh-90-caiman-tth-nfh/
  3. (French) http://www.avionslegendaires.net/2012/12/actu/defense-le-caiman-alat-a-desormais-le-pied-marin/
  4. http://www.netmarine.net/aero/aeronefs/hss/photo08.htm