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Sikorsky Reaches Deal with Thommen for Searchlights and Laser Systems

By Staff Writer | February 19, 2014

Search and Rescue


Source: Revue Thommen 

Revue Thommen has inked a memorandum of understanding with Sikorsky Aircraft for the design and supply of high-performance Helicopter Searchlight Systems (HSL1600 series) for use in the S-92. Thommen will offer the latest airborne searchlight systems innovation in a single LRU, high intensity, and high resolution ruggedized searchlight system.
The aircraft incorporates numerous safety features, including a flaw-tolerant design. It was certified to harmonized Federal Aviation Administration, European Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada Part 29 requirements, as amended through Amendment 29-47. Since entering service in September 2004, the S-92 fleet has grown to more than 200 aircraft. The global fleet has logged more than 600,000 flight hours to date.

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