At HELITECH 2010 event being held in Portugal from 05 to 07 September, helicopter manufacturer EADS Eurocopter is displaying scale models of the EC635 and AS550 C3 Fennec helicopters. An EC135 operated by Spanish Unidad Militar de Emergencias (UME) is being displayed on the static zone.

EC635 is suited for a full range of applications including search and rescue, medical evacuation command and control, reconnaissance and observation, escort, fire-support and border patrol, as well as peace-keeping missions.

The AS550 C3 Fennec combines compact size, manoeuvrability and a mission system for outstanding capacity in scout, close air support and urban warfare. The equipment package on this single engine helicopter includes a day/night aiming system and nose-mounted sensor with laser designator for higher targeting efficiency, along with a night vision goggle compatible cockpit.

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