GKN Aerospace contributes to Germany's NH90 helicopter

Nov. 30, 2020
GKN Aerospace’s involvement in NH90 helicopter ranges from tail to landing gear and after-market

REDDITCH, U.K. - NHIndustries and NAHEMA, acting as the Contracting Authority on behalf of the German Bundeswehr, have signed the contract for the procurement of 31 NH90 helicopters for shipborne operations. The contract brings the total order book to 597 rotorcraft. The purchase of the helicopters strengthens GKN Aerospace’s leadership position in the defense industry today and reinforces its strategic focus on the market for the future. 

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business began participating in the very successful NH90 program in the 1990s as one of the founding partners of NHIndustries, together with Airbus Helicopters and Leonardo. GKN Aerospace designed and manufactures the following state-of-the-art lightweight composite solutions for every NH90 helicopter in the world.

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