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France also  Orders 10 Airbus H160 Helicopters in a Law Enforcement Configuration
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France also Orders 10 Airbus H160 Helicopters in a Law Enforcement Configuration

The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has signed a contract, on behalf of the Ministry of Interior, for the procurement and maintenance of 10 Airbus H160 helicopters in a law enforcement configuration for the Gendarmerie Nationale. France is the first country to order the H160 for law enforcement missions. The H160s for the Gendarmerie Nationale will be equipped with a Safran Euroflir 410 electro-optical system, winching, and fast roping capabilities. The air force command centre of the Gendarmerie Nationale and Airbus Helicopters are also working closely together to develop a tailored mission management system. Linked to the contract for the procurement of 169 H160Ms for the French Ministry of Armed Forces, this latest order is part of the stimulus plan to support the nation...