Nato Frigate Helicopter

NFH main missions

The NH90 NFH is the most modern and the best naval helicopter in its class. It has been designed with safety and versatility in mind in order to fulfill the most demanding missions in the harshest weather conditions for the XXIst century.

The NH90 features a redundant fly by wire system, a full composite corrosion free airframe,two powerful engines, a fully integrated weapon system as well as a wide cabin easily reconfigurable.

It can operate from a shore base or a Frigate up to sea state 5.

Main Missions

  • Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW).
  • Anti Surface Warfare (ASuW).
  • Search and Rescue.
  • Maritime Surveillance and Control.
  • Limited Airborne Early Warning.
  • Logistic Transport and Utility support.
  • Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP).
  • Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC).
  • Special Operations including Counter Terrorism and Anti-Piracy.
Main Missions
Main Missions
Main Missions
Main Missions
Main Missions
Main Missions

Flight hours: 110 000

Total deliveries: 306

All weather

NH90 in hot or frozen conditions

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NH90 in hot or frozen conditions

The NH90 in the world

Total deliveries : 306

> The Netherlands .20 NH90 NFH

The Netherlands

> Belgium .4 NH90 TTH + 4 NH90 NFH


> Germany .82 NH90 TTH + 18 NH90 NFH


> France .74 NH90 TTH + 27 NH90 NFH


> Italy .70 NH90 TTH + 46 NH90 NFH


> Portugal .10 NH90 TTH


> Spain .22 NH90 TTH


> Greece .20 NH90 TTH


> Norway .14 NH90 NFH


> Finland .20 NH90 TTH


> Sweden .18 NH90 TTH


> Oman .20 NH90 TTH


> Australia .46 NH90 TTH


> New Zealand .9 NH90 TTH

New Zealand

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