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Airbus to pour more focus into multirole military helicopters based on civilian airframes

Air force and military helicopter operators with an interest in reducing aircraft operational costs is what major aerospace manufacturer Airbus is focussing on in an effort to assist military helicopter operators keep assets in operation and well-maintained. In this regard, Airbus is building on its philosophy of adapting certain of its civilian helicopters into military specification – a process that culminates in such new helicopters receiving the letter M in their naming protocol.