Italian Navy / Marina Militare Italiana

Agusta-Westland AW101 (EH-101)

ASW/ASuW - AEW - ASH Helicopter

 

 

 

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Italian government ordered 20 EH101 helicopters with four options for the Italian Navy. These EH-101s included 10 of the anti-surface/submarine (ASuW/ASW) version, 4 airborne early warning (AEW), 4 utility, and 4 amphibious support helicopters (ASH).
The first Italian Navy production helicopter (MM81480) flew on 4 October 1999 and was officially presented to the press on 6 December 1999. Italy accepted delivery of the 21st EH-101, configured for anti-submarine warfare, on 4 August 2009.

 

AW-101 ASW/ASuW (anti-surface/anti-submarine)

AW-101 AEW (airborne early warning)

AW-101 ASH (amphibious support helicopter)

 

Crew: 2 pilots (+2 system operators)
Capacity: 26 seated troops or 5000 kg of payload
Length: 22,77 meters
Rotor diameter: 18,6 m - 5 blades
Height: 6,61 m
Max. takeoff weight: 15600 kg
Powerplant: 2 General Electric T700-GE-T6A turboshaft, 1775 kW (2380 shp) each
Maximum speed: 280 km/h
Range: 500 NM (927 km)

 

Armament:

ASW / ASuW: 4 Torpedoes Mk-46 or MU90, 2 Marte Mk.2 anti-ship missiles, 2 MS500 anti-submarine depth bombs.

all versions: 7,62mm machine guns / 7,62mm Gatling gun

 

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AEW variant

 

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ASW/ASuW variant

 

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