RTM322

Safran to power Qatar NH90 fleet

Safran to power Qatar NH90 fleet

28-Mar-2018Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Qatar has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as engine supplier of its new NH90 fleet. The 28 NH90 military helicopters, whose acquisition was announced on 14 March, will all feature RTM322 engines. They will be assembled in Bordes (France) and delivered to Airbus Helicopters’ facility in Marignane, where the NH90 tactical transport version (TTH) is assembled,... Read more

Safran signs contract to support German NH90 engines

Safran signs contract to support German NH90 engines

19-May-2017Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 7-year support contract with BAAINBw (Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support) to support RTM322-powered NH90 operated by the German Army (Heer) and German Navy (Marine). This contract will support a total fleet of around 100 NH90 (82 TTH and 18 NTH). Formerly supported by previous... Read more

Safran signs contract to support European NH90 engines

Safran signs contract to support European NH90 engines

15-Dec-2016Source: Safran

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a 10-year contract with NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency), to support RTM322-powered NH90 operated by the French Army Light Aviation (ALAT) and French Navy. This contract also covers the NH90 operated by Belgian Army and Navy and the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces. This contract will cover 130 rotorcraft in coming... Read more

Safran to support Danish EH101 engines

Safran to support Danish EH101 engines

1-Aug-2016Source: Safran

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a seven-year contract with Denmark’s Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), to support 14 RTM 322-powered EH101 Merlin operated by the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF). Over 50 engines will now be covered by Safran’s Global Support Package (GSP This agreement satisfies the RDAF requirement for optimum availability of engines... Read more

Turbomeca to support engines on Portuguese AW101 fleet

Turbomeca to support engines on Portuguese AW101 fleet

18-Jun-2015Source: Turbomeca

Turbomeca (Safran), Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) and DEFLOC (Locação de Equipamentos de Defesa, S.A.) have signed at the Paris Air Show, signed in the presence of the Portuguese Secretary of State, Assistant to The Minister of National Defense, Mrs Berta Cabral, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the Portuguese RTM322-powered EH101 fleet.... Read more

Belgium takes Delivery of last NH90TTH

Belgium takes Delivery of last NH90TTH

17-Nov-2014Source: NHI

NHI is proud to announce the delivery to the Belgian Defence of its fourth NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter. This event took place in Marignane, where the helicopter was built, in the presence of Lt General Clement, General Director of Material and Resources. This helicopter will be based in Beauvechain, home of the 1st Wing. It... Read more

Turbomeca at Farnborough 2014

Turbomeca at Farnborough 2014

11-Jul-2014Source: Turbomeca

Turbomeca (Safran) is bringing two members of its medium-heavy engine range – the Makila 2 (1,800 – 2,100shp) and the RTM322 (2,100 – 2,600shp) – to next week’s Farnborough Air Show (July 14-20). Best-seller in the medium weight twin-engine helicopter market, the Makila family powers Airbus Helicopters’ Super Puma, Cougar and EC725/225, as well as... Read more

Turbomeca to support the UK military RTM322 engines

Turbomeca to support the UK military RTM322 engines

25-Sep-2013Source: Turbomeca

Turbomeca (Safran) will support the fleet of RTM 322 engines powering the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Merlin and Apache helicopters under an innovative service contract, worth £367 million (around Euro 425 million). The six-year contract provides the UK MOD with a guaranteed level of availability for its RTM 322 engines, consolidating a number of... Read more

UK military awards £367M contract to support RTM322 engines

UK military awards £367M contract to support RTM322 engines

12-Sep-2013Source: UK MoD

Work will be carried out at 4 bases where the Apaches and Merlins operate – RAF Benson, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, Army Air Corps airfields at Wattisham and Middle Wallop and at Rolls-Royce and Turbomeca sites in the UK and France. Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Philip Dunne, said:  “This contract will... Read more

Safran completes the purchase of the Rolls-Royce share of the RTM322 programme

Safran completes the purchase of the Rolls-Royce share of the RTM322 programme

3-Sep-2013Source: Safran

Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) announced that it finalized the acquisition from Rolls-Royce of Rolls-Royce’s 50% share in their joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme. The cash consideration for the transaction amounts to Euro 293 million. Henceforth, Turbomeca (Safran’s world leading helicopter engine business) will assume global responsibility for the design, production, product support and services... Read more

Turbomeca claims share of Eurocopter X3 speed record

Turbomeca claims share of Eurocopter X3 speed record

13-Jun-2013Source: Turbomeca

Following the Eurocopter publication, the Rolls-Royce Turbomeca joint-venture is pleased to announce that the RTM322 engine has contributed to aviation history in achieving a speed record of 255 knots during level flight, on the Eurocopter twin-engine X3 hybrid helicopter. The RTM322, a state-of-the-art design & architecture engine family combines power and growth potential. The RTM322 01/9a variant powering the... Read more

Turbomeca buys Rolls-Royce out of RTM322 program

Turbomeca buys Rolls-Royce out of RTM322 program

23-Apr-2013Source: Safran

Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce to acquire Rolls-Royce’s 50% share in their joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme. Upon closing, Turbomeca (Safran’s world leading helicopter engine business) will assume global responsibility for the design, production, product support and services for the RTM322 engine, a 2,100-2,600 shp... Read more

R-R Turbomeca RTM322 Powers NH90 and AW101

R-R Turbomeca RTM322 Powers NH90 and AW101

19-Oct-2011Source: Forecast International

The Rolls Turbomeca RTM322 series continues in production for its two applications, the NH90 and AW101. Customers for the AW101 include India, who signed a contract in early 2010 for 12 helicopters to be configured for VIP use and transport duties. Deliveries are expected to be complete by the end of 2013. The AW101 will... Read more

Australian MRH90 engine restrictions to be lifted soon?

Australian MRH90 engine restrictions to be lifted soon?

26-Nov-2010Source: Australian Aviation

Australian Aerospace CEO Jens Goennemann is confident that operating restrictions on the Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322 turboshaft that powers the ADF’s MRH 90 helicopters will soon be lifted.... Read more

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