KUWAIT, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwait Army Lt.-Gen. Staff Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah oversaw the commissioning of the first batch of H225M Caracal helicopters into Ali Al Salem Air Base.
This batch is part of a deal to acquire 30 aircraft of this type developed by Airbus, the public relations and moral guidance dept. of the Kuwait Army said in a statement on Thursday.
The French-made multirole military utility copters will enhance the capacity of Kuwait Air Force particularly in the fields of rapid interventions, search and rescue operations, evacuations and delivery of aid to disaster-hit areasaccording to the statement. (end)