Eurocopter showcases its EC725 Caracal at MSPO 2013

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MSPO 2013
International Defence Industry Exhibition

2 - 5 September 2013
Kielce, Poland
 
Eurocopter showcases its EC725 Caracal at MSPO 2013
 
 
Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 11:55 AM
 
Eurocopter showcases its EC725 Caracal at MSPO 2013
Eurocopter’s participation at Poland’s MSPO defense industry exhibition underscores its long-term commitment to this country, which includes the company’s EC725 Caracal offer for the Ministry of National Defense’s multi-role helicopter acquisition, and its intention to build on well-established partnerships with the Polish industry.
     
     

Eurocopter has brought for a second time the EC725 Caracal helicopter. The machine operating recently in Afghanistan, Mali or Libya belongs to the French Air Forces. The Caracal is proposed for Poland’s acquisition of 70 multi-role helicopters, with Eurocopter and Turbomeca (Safran) signing industrial cooperation agreements that include the creation of full assembly lines in Poland for the Caracal and its Makila 2 turboshaft engines.

“Our Caracal is a proven and reliable choice for Poland’s multi-role helicopter tender, as demonstrated by its battle-proven experience and confirmed by a growing list of customers,” said Eurocopter CEO Guillaume Faury. “Eurocopter’s response to the tender is fully coherent with our long-standing strategy of working with Poland’s industry to further integrate its companies into the global supply chain. We are ready to build this partnership well beyond the Caracal tender, and to support the Polish defense industry’s development.”

During the MSPO exposition, Eurocopter is displaying the Caracal with many of the weapons systems compatible with the helicopter, including window-mounted 7.62 mm. machine guns, pod-mounted 20 mm. cannons, 68 mm. rocket launchers, anti-tank guided missiles and torpedoes

     

At MSPO 2013, International Defense Exhibition in Poland, Eurocopter showcases its EC725 Caracal. The helicopter displayed belongs to the French Army Eurocopter hopes to sell 70 helicopters to the Polish Army and is competing with Sikorski UH-60 Black Hawk and AgustaWesland AW149.The EC725 Caracal at MSPO 2013.
Link to EC725 Technical Datasheet

 

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