Kuwait orders 30 H-225M Caracals

French Air Force EC-725 Caracal 2549/330-SB pictured in 2005 (www.aviationphotocompany.com)

The Kuwaiti Government has signed an agreement with the French Defence Minister for the supply of 30 Airbus H-225M Caracal medium lift helicopters.

The H-225s (or EC-725 is you prefer) will replace the SA.330 Pumas which have been in service since the 1970s.