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AW149 medium class helicopter

Weights
Take-off Mass 8 tonne class
Cabin Volume 11.2 cu. m 395 cu. ft
Rear Cargo hold 2.4 cu. m 71 cu. ft
Crew Pilots/Troops 2 / 18
Performancev
Maximum cruise speed 278 km/h 150 kts
Hover OGE (ISA + 20 C/ 68 F)2000 m 6561 ft
Mission weight 12 troops in full combat order for 150nm radius
Engines (take-off power) 2 x 1477 kW 2 x 1980 shp
Equipment
  • Air conditioning system
  • Anti / de-icing system
  • Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)
  • Cargo hook kit (2720 kg / 6000 lb)
  • Emergency flotation system
  • External electrical hoist kit (272 kg / 600 lb) with utility hoist light (single & dual winch systems)
  • Wire strike protection
  • Closed circuit refueling system
  • Main cabin bubble window
  • Fast roping kit
  • Integrated particle segmentation system
  • Auxiliary fuel tanks
  • Pressurised refuelling system
  • External life rafts
  • External search light
  • Cabin mission console
  • Avionics
  • 4 Axis autopilot
  • Cockpit voice & flight data recorder
  • FLIR
  • NVG compatible lighting
  • Health and Usage Monitoring System
  • Weather radar / Search radar
  • Emergency locator system
  • Moving Map System
  • Fully integrated avionics system, compatible with an MIL-STD-1553B data bus, with four 6 x 8 color active matrix liquid crystal displays (AMLCD)
  • Flight Data monitoring (FDM)
  • HTAWS / EGPWS
  • SATCOM with flight following
  • IFF
  • HF radio
  • Crypto Comms
  • Armament
  • Rocket launcher 7/12/19 tubes 70/81 mm
  • Window mounted machine gun 7.62 mm
  • Machine gun-pod 12.7/20 mm
  • Machine gun-pod 12.7 mm with 3 tubes 70 mm rockets
  • Provision for air-to-ground and air-to-air missiles
  • Self sealing fuel tanks
  • Ballistic protection
  • Door mounted machine gun 12.7mm



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