PT Dirgantara Indonesia orders six Eurocopter EC725 helicopters to customize and deliver to Indonesian Air Force

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 10 April 2012. A contract was signed between Eurocopter and PT Dirgantara Indonesia/Indonesian Aerospace for the supply of six EC725. These aircraft will be received in 2014, whereupon Indonesian Aerospace will customize and deliver these combat search and rescue configured helicopters to the Indonesian Air Force under a contract signed with the Indonesian Ministry of Defence last month.

The Eurocopter EC725 is a long-range tactical transport helicopter. It is a twin-engined helicopter and is often used for troop transport, search and rescue and casualty evacuation missions.

Eurocopter currently has over 600 rotary-wing aircraft currently in service throughout Africa and the Middle East. Eurocopter helicopters are performing a full range of missions in daily service, from homeland defense and security to law enforcement, VIP transport, utility and offshore airlift for the oil and gas industry.




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