Chilean Navy receives first HH-65 Dauphin helicopter
26 Mar 2006
On March 23, 2006, the first AS-365 Dauphin helicopter (military designation HH-65) for the Chilean Navy arrived at Base Aeronaval de Torquemada. The aircraft is the first of three second-hand HH-65s that have been ordered from Brazil. Three more second-hand HH-65s from Brazil are on option.
The helicopters will be operated in the surveillance and Search and Rescue (SAR) mission on behalf of the DIRECTEMAR (Dirección del Territorio Marítimo y la Marina Mercante).
- Armada de Chile