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Airbus Helicopters starts delivery of EC145 T2 with DRF Luftrettung.

Next-generation helicopter: quietest in its class with improved performance and lower operating costs.

The handover of the first EC145 T2 to DRF Luftrettung marks yet another milestone for… 684 more words

Manufacturer

Stephan Kern: «1988, Stahl, Marmor, mehrteilige Arbeit»

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Ende 1988 war die Bundeswehr im Rahmen einer Übung mit ihrem Heeres Lastenhubschrauber dabei behilflich, auf der INSEL im Salzittersee eine sechsteilige und ziemlich schwere Arbeit des Künstlers… 59 more words

Kunst

Germany's Secretive Kommando Spezialkräfte

Certain special forces groups, such as the American Navy SEALs, British SAS or the Russian Spetsnaz are becoming more widely known due to their appearances in video games and action movies. 591 more words

Warfare

Deldelstorfer Miszellen Nr.4: Klemmbrett

„W.! Wo sind die Jahre?!“, der Truppenarzt wippt aus seinem Sessel und macht Anstalten, dem Panzerkanonier im Stehen die Hand zu schütteln. Dabei krachen seine wulstigen Oberschenkel gegen den massiven Tisch, der nicht nachgibt, der Arzt hingegen schon, welcher denn auch sitzen bleibt, stattdessen lieber gravitätisch auf den Sessel gegenüber weist und ein pantomimisches Händeschütteln in die Luft hackt. 800 more words

Miszellen

Germany considering leasing any newly-acquired drones

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has said she favors leasing, rather than purchasing, any newly-acquired unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capability – this to insure maximizing flexibility for future military missions. 77 more words

Military Aviation

German 'Tiger' attack helicopters Leave Afghanistan without having to fire a shot

As the Bundeswehr prepares to end its mission in Afghanistan, one point to note is that despite having flown 260 missions and over 1,860 hours in support of coalition forces, the German Tiger attack helicopters never had to fire a shot in anger. 43 more words

Military Aviation

German military Tiger attack helicopters finish up Afghan mission without firing a shot

Aviation Week’s Ares blog is reporting that the German Army’s Tiger attack helicopter unit has finished its Afghan mission without firing a shot.

The blog noted that since the mission began January 30, 2013, the Tigers flew 260 missions, clocking around 1,860 hours supporting NATO ground troops, Afghan seccurity forces, and humanitarian relief operations after floods. 36 more words

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