I meant Cougar is mil version of the Super Puma Family
I know a lot of commercial operators have used to Puma for things like supporting the offshore industry and the like, but what about non military Government and Police users? The chin turret on the black and yellow Bond Helicopters aircraft in the pictures posted by @NSP has to be some sort of camera.
I also vaguely recall that Chile operate multiple Pumas/Cougars from ships - is that in an amphibious assault role or to do things like ASW? Are they fitted with missiles for an ASuW role?
Bristow had the original ‘Jigsaw Offshore SAR contract with the black and yellow striped AS332L2 Super PUma before Bond Offshore Helicopters did.
I saw the First one at Helitech 2003 (my photos below) when it was held at IWM Duxford.
The nose mount is a FLIR
Three years later G-JSAR ditched in North Sea in Nov 2006
On 21 November 2006 at 23.28 hours a Bristow search and rescue helicopter, a Eurocopter AS332L2 Super Puma, with registration G-JSAR made an emergency landing in the North Sea, approximat...