Belgian NH90s reach initial operational capability
Belgium's NH90 multirole helicopters have declared their initial operating capability.
The 18th Squadron in Beauvechain is now ready for operations in a non-hostile environment. This includes the capability to transport ground units and heavy equipment weighing up to four tonnes and to perform evacuations.
Full operational capability, including flying in a hostile environment should be achieved at the end of 2016. Belgium has received four NH90 troop transport helicopters and four NH90 NATO Frigate Helicopters. janes