The Chilean Navy will carry out The update of Dauphin HH-65 helicopters to be performed by Brazilian helicopter manufacturer Helibras - which manages the modernization is currently renovating Panther K2 aircraft of the Brazilian Army.
This company is currently working on two contracts to renew the A2 AS550, AS350 L1 and Panther K2 aircraft of the Brazilian Army, which aroused the interest of Chile.
The Chilean Navy's Dauphine will have the same capabilities as the Arriel Safran 2N, increasing the maximum takeoff weight. It is important to note that the difference between the MBe version and the updates that will be made in the Dauphin is still under study.
The Dauphin HH-65 of the Chilean Navy are currently engaged in maritime police, liaison and search and rescue (SAR). With a length of 13.6 meters, 3.5 high and a capacity for three people, have two turbines Ariel 1C1 and has a maximum speed of 175 knots.