The 4th Special Forces Helicopter Regiment (French: 4e Régiment d'Hélicoptères des Forces Spéciales) (4e RHFS) is a special operations unit of the French Army Light Aviation. It is part of the Army Special Forces Brigade which is under the control of the special operations command. It is based in Pau.
The 4e RHFS provides air support to French special forces. It was created in 1997. Its mission is to transport and support French special forces anywhere in the world.
4th Special Forces Helicopter Regiment Wikipedia
The regiment is divided into Special Forces Flights (Escadrilles des Operations Speciales):EOS 1 - Puma and Cougar
EOS 2 - Gazelle
EOS 3 - Caracals
EOS 4/GIH - Pumas
EOS 6 - Tigre
EOS 7 - Support Flight
EOS 8 - Helicopter Maintenance Flight
The regiment employs the following helicopters in 2016 :10 Eurcopter AS532 UL/AL Cougar,
12 Aérospatiale Gazelle,
7 Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma and Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma,
6 Eurocopter Tigre HAD.
? Eurocopter EC725 Caracal