17-Mar-2015 Source: French Navy
Friday, March 13, 2015 was an important date for the NH90 Caiman in France as it became a combat helicopter in its own right following the statement by the General Staff of the Navy of an initial operational capability of firing the torpedo MU90 . This is a major milestone for the torque capability FREMM / Cayman that can now “treat” even more lengthens the latest underwater threats independently.
The first Caiman delivery to the French Navy was in May 2010.
A Caiman onboard Navy air defense frigate Chevalier Paul is currently involved in Arromanches mission.