Croatia

Croatia receives second pair of UH-60M

Croatia receives second pair of UH-60M

13-Dec-2022Source: Croatian Government

[electronic translation] The Minister of Defense Mario Banožić and the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia, Admiral Robert Hranj, also the envoy of the President of the Republic of Croatia and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia, attended the reception of two... Read more

Black Hawk delivery lifts Croatia security capabilities

Black Hawk delivery lifts Croatia security capabilities

7-Mar-2022Source: US Army

The United States delivered two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters at Zagreb Airport, Feb. 4. The arrival of the U.S. Black Hawk weapon system was part of the 2018 Croatia Vertical Lift program. Communication, Navigation and Radar Systems were included in a total package approach to improve Croatia’s ability to move personnel and supplies, as well... Read more

US delivers two UH-60M to Croatia

US delivers two UH-60M to Croatia

14-Feb-2022Source: US Government

This morning, the United States delivered two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters at Zagreb Airport. The arrival of the U.S. Black Hawk weapon system, valued at 360 million Kuna, will contribute to Croatia’s growing defense capabilities and military preparedness in support of NATO. The Black Hawk provides capabilities across a range of possible missions, from special... Read more

HH-60G A6212 takes final flight before retirement

HH-60G A6212 takes final flight before retirement

25-Oct-2021Source: US Army

The HH-60G Pave Hawk zipped side-to-side as it performed aerial maneuvers above Croatia. All the while, two crew members fired their mini guns at targets with precision and focus. The helicopter provided top cover for U.S. Army soldiers on the ground below. Although, this helicopter was on its final flight after 30 years of service.... Read more

US Army builds hospital helipads in Croatia

US Army builds hospital helipads in Croatia

30-Apr-2021Source: US Army

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is delivering three modern helicopter landing zones at hospitals across Croatia to help reduce transportation times in emergency situations and ultimately save lives. The helicopter landing zone projects are funded through the United States European Command, or EUCOM, and are being delivered in close coordination with the U.S. Embassy... Read more

EMSA extends Schiebel Camcopter contract in Croatia

EMSA extends Schiebel Camcopter contract in Croatia

13-Nov-2019Source: Schiebel

After the successful two-month maritime surveillance services of Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 for the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) extends the contract to the end of the year. EMSA’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) is based on the Croatian island of Brač... Read more

Croatia to Receive UH-60M Donation

Croatia to Receive UH-60M Donation

23-Oct-2018Source: HeliHub.com

The United States government has recently given approval of the donation of two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Croatia. Included with the aircraft, they are also donating spare parts and equipment, totalling to $50 million. The helicopters are expected to be delivered in 2020, reports The Dubrovnik Times.  ... Read more

Croatian Kiowas perform first group live firing

Croatian Kiowas perform first group live firing

21-Nov-2017Source: Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia

The Pilots of the Helicopter Squadron of the 93rd Croatian Air Force and Air Defence performed the first tactical live firing and rocket launching from OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters in the Training Range “Eugen Kvaternik“ near Slunj from 10 – 12 November 2017  in day and night time conditions. It has been the 3rd cycle... Read more

Second AW139 arrives for Croatian Police

Second AW139 arrives for Croatian Police

29-Jun-2016Source: HeliHub.com

The Croatian Police yesterday took delivery of the second of two AW139 helicopters, after receiving the first in January 2016.   The two aircraft will have their primary role as border protection.  Croatia has the EU’s second longest land border with non-EU countries, a total of 745 miles, making it only marginally shorter than the 816... Read more

Croatia buys 16 US Army surplus OH-58Ds

Croatia buys 16 US Army surplus OH-58Ds

3-Mar-2016Source: Croatian Military

The Defence Committee of the Croatian Parliament consented to the procurement of the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters and to the appointment of Lieutenant General Mirko Šundov as the new Chief of the General Staff succeeding General Drago Lovrić as of 1 March 2016. The project of equipment of  the Armed Forces with a squadron of... Read more

First AW139 arrives for Croatian Police

First AW139 arrives for Croatian Police

26-Jan-2016Source: HeliHub.com

The Croatian Police last week took delivery of the first of two AW139 helicopters, with the second reportedly due in July 2016.   Flown to Zagreb Airport on Wednesday, the aircraft had actually quietly entered national airspace the previous evening and overnighted at Pula ready for its higher profile landing at the capital’s airport. The two... Read more

Croatian Police orders AW139 for border and maritime patrol

Croatian Police orders AW139 for border and maritime patrol

18-Feb-2015Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland announced today that the Croatian Police has placed an order for one AW139 intermediate twin-turbine helicopter. With this order, the AW139 will enter for the first time in the Country, replacing an older model following a competitive tender issued by the Croatian Ministry of Interior. The AW139 was chosen by the customer after a... Read more

Croatian military MI-8s overhauled in Ukraine by Ukrspecexport

Croatian military MI-8s overhauled in Ukraine by Ukrspecexport

13-Mar-2014Source: Ukroboronprom

Croatian company Aviation and Technical Center ‘ZTC’ with the assistance of Ukrspecexport State Company and Sevastopol Aircraft Plant, being incorporated with Ukroboronprom State Concern, has transferred two Mi-8 Helicopters repaired after the major overhaul to the Air Forces of Croatia. The third helicopter for the needs of Croatian Air Forces is under the preparation to flyoff. The repair of Mi-8 Helicopters for... Read more

Croatian Police receive first Eurocopter EC135

Croatian Police receive first Eurocopter EC135

24-Oct-2013Source: HeliHub.com

In their first new helicopter acquisition for 23 years, the Croatian Police have recently bought two Eurocopter EC135s to be based at Lucko. Previously they relied on three Bell 206s (one Agusta-built one dating from 1973) and one Agusta-Bell 212, all of which are now marked for retirement in the next two years. The first... Read more

25-Jan-13 228 Mil Mi-171Sh Duga Resa, Croatia

25-Jan-13 228 Mil Mi-171Sh Duga Resa, Croatia

25-Jan-2013

Emergency landing at night on snow after overheating.  Stayed a while and returned to base in Zagreb.  Serial 228 to be confirmed (may possibly be 226).  Aircraft type is Mi-171Sh and not Mi-8 per the press reports.... Read more

21-Sep-12 9A-HMA Robinson R44 Prgomet, Croatia

21-Sep-12 9A-HMA Robinson R44 Prgomet, Croatia

22-Sep-2012

Crashed and ended up on its port side.  Initial investigations are looking at whether the helicopter was overloaded and/or outside CofG limits... Read more

Czech and Croatian crews prepare for Afghanistan together

Czech and Croatian crews prepare for Afghanistan together

24-Apr-2012Source: Czech MoD

In the spirit of the slogan “If to fight together, we must train together”, twelve Czech and Croatian soldiers of helicopter crews train at the Mosnov Helicopter Training Point before their deployment in Afghanistan. The very first joint training started this week at the simulator, while practical training will be held in Croatia. Czech and... Read more

Complete Register – Croatia – September 2011

Complete Register – Croatia – September 2011

20-Sep-2011Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Complete Registers” series, listing every helicopter Currently registered in a particular country. While the majority of our updates continue to be focused on monthly or quarterly reviews of the registrations which have changed (added, removed, change of ownership etc), the “Complete Registers” series allows us to include... Read more

Helifor plans helicopter infrastructure along Croatian coast

Helifor plans helicopter infrastructure along Croatian coast

12-Feb-2011Source: HeliFor

Because the Adriatic Sea area is a vital common factor and having in mind the future shared political association of the European Union, parties have concluded that the lack of helicopter related services and necessary infrastructure over the Adriatic cannot provide a safe and integrated environment of future mutual social and economical development and prosperity... Read more

Croatia achieves Category 1 safety rating

Croatia achieves Category 1 safety rating

27-Jan-2011Source: FAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that Croatia complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of a reassessment of Croatia’s civil aviation authority. Croatiahas made significant progress and is now upgraded from the Category 2 safety rating... Read more

Complete Register – Croatia – November 2010

Complete Register – Croatia – November 2010

29-Nov-2010Source: HeliHub.com

This news item is part of the HeliHub.com “Complete Registers” series, listing every helicopter Currently registered in a particular country. While the majority of our updates continue to be focused on monthly or quarterly reviews of the registrations which have changed (added, removed, change of ownership etc), the “Complete Registers” series allows us to include... Read more

USAF train up helicopter crews from Hungary and Croatia in NVG ops for Afghanistan

USAF train up helicopter crews from Hungary and Croatia in NVG ops for Afghanistan

10-Oct-2010Source: US Air Force

Establishing and maintaining solid working relationships with partner nations is a key mission element in the special operations community. This sometimes takes the form of providing needed training opportunities in order to level the ‘playing field’ and ensure better interoperability and capability with partner forces. One such need recently came in the form of night... Read more

Helifor to build new heliport in Croatia

Helifor to build new heliport in Croatia

9-Sep-2010Source: Croatian Times

Helifor has announced it will build a heliport in Croatia as none of the current landing surfaces are suitable and they lack proper documentation.... Read more

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