High versatility for a wide range of missions

The AW149 is the latest-generation multi-role helicopter designed to ensure excellent performance, lower life-cycle costs and day and night all weather capability. The large, rapidly reconfigurable cabin can accommodate a wide range of role equipment and weapon systems to enhance its operational effectiveness and ensure high battle survivability.

Missions & Features

Mission capability

The AW149 is designed for a multitude of missions such as Troop Transport, Re-supply/External Load Lift, Medical and Casualty Evacuation, SAR and Personnel Recovery, Special Forces Operations, Close Air Support/Armed Escort, Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

Outstanding technology

The advanced open-architecture avionics enables quick and effective integration of mission and customer required equipment as well as weapon and defense systems. The helicopter is Day/Night capable with a single pilot Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible low workload glass cockpit.

Inherent safety and survivability

The AW149 ensures unparalleled crew safety. Contributing to its high battle survivability are crashworthy fuselage and seats, heavy duty landing gear, self-sealing fuel tanks, fully integrated defensive aids suite along with additional armour protection.

Maximum cabin flexibility

The spacious, unobstructed cabin and large sliding doors on both sides enable quick ingress/egress of equipped troops and rapid recovery of stretchers on the ground or in flight, whilst allowing simultaneous cover fire from window-mounted machine guns.

Technical data

*For Safran Aneto-1K all performance are preliminary and subject to change without notice.


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