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France: "Submarine hunting" helicopter NH90 flies at Paris Air Show

The NHIndustries NH90, developed especially for NATO, flew on display at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, Tuesday. The newest edition of the helicopter, containing Tactical Mission System software for "submarine hunting", is meant to be delivered to the Swedish army. Officials at Le Bourget announced the machine will be available in the autumn of this year, equipped with a new light torpedo. Paris Air Show showcases the latest in aircraft manufacturing, aerospace technology, civil aviation equipment, along with weapons and military equipment for air defense units. The oldest airshow in the world, it has been held annually since 1909. The event will run until June 21 and showcase 2,215 exhibitors from more than 46 countries.