A superior military, multi-role capable platform designed to meet the challenges of the 21st Century operations; the AW149 sets new standards for utility, speed range, safety delivering exceptional tactical superiority and maximum battlefield effect. The AW149 is specifically designed as a military helicopter to achieve the multi-mission demands of expeditionary warfare and Homeland Security.
This new generation utility helicopter meets both today’s stringent military standards and the latest civil certification requirements.
» ROLE CAPABILITY
The AW149 is a military medium twin helicopter setting new standards in the market. From battlefield support, transport of troops and material, MEDVAC, SAR and Combat SAR, command and control or other airborne missions, the AW149 provides the flexibility required of a modern battlefield support helicopter, and executes all these missions with unequalled cost-effectiveness.
» BATTLEFIELD SUPPORT
The large, unobstructed cabin and baggage compartment provides the capability to accommodate up to 18 troops in ferry configuration. The ample space may be utilized for a wide variety of tailored mission and role equipments including NATO standard stretchers.
Two large sliding cabin doors and 12.4 cu. m of internal cargo space offer exceptional transport capability.
» COMMAND AND CONTROL
The spacious cabin gives the command staff an unprecedented workspace for C2 dedicated equipment and for 2 workstations.
» MEDICAL EVACUATION
A spacious cabin of 3 m length, 2.26 m width and 1.45 m height, enables installation of 2 to 6 stretchers while maintaining space for 4 paramedics and equipment necessary to provide medical assistance during the flight.
» SEARCH AND RESCUE – CSAR
For Combat Search And Rescue missions a rescue hoist and other specific mission equipment and armaments can be provided. CSAR crew concept envisages 2 pilots plus 2/4 crew members.