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Rooivalk CSH-2 Combat Support Helicopter

Country of Origin South Africa
Builder Denel Aviation / Atlas Aircraft Co
RoleAttack helicopter
Similar Aircraft
Rotor Diameter 15.22m
Length 18.65m
Height 5.15m
Weight13,030lb / 5730 kg empty
19,290lb / 8750 kg maximum takeoff
Engine2 Makila 1K2 Turboshaft (1845 shp)
Maximum speed309 km/h
Cruising speed 278 km/h
Service Ceiling 20,000 ft
  • 20-mm-cannon (with 700 round)
  • 8 or 16 x anti-tank missiles, ZT-6 Mokopa with laser or millimetre-wave guidance
  • 4 x Matra BAe Dynamics Mistral air-to-air missiles
  • 2 x Denel V3P air-to-air missiles
  • 38 or 76 x unguided rockets
Crew 2 in tandem (pilot and weapons systems officer)
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