Agusta-Bell AB 212:
Utility transport version. Built under license in Italy by Agusta.
Agusta-Bell AB 212ASW:
Anti-submarine warfare, anti-shipping version of the AB 212 helicopter, built
under license in Italy by Agusta. Operated by the Italian Navy, Hellenic Navy
and Islamic Republic of Iran Navy, Peru, Spain, Turkey, and Venezuela.
The AB-212ASW is a Model 212 Twin Huey with a prominent radome above the
cockpit. Early production had a dome-shaped radome, while later production
had a flatter "drum" radome. A left side winch is used for dipping
the AQS-13 dipping sonar. Other changes include structural reinforcement for
a gross weight of 11,197 lbs (5080 kg), ECM, shipboard deck tie-down attachments
and corrosion protection.
Crew (AB-212): pilot,
co-pilot, 5 passengers
pilot, co-pilot, 2 operators
Length: 14,02 meters
Rotor diameter: 14,5 meters
Height: 4,53 meters
Max. takeoff weight: 5080 kilograms
Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney PT-6T-3 turboshaft engines (2000
Maximum speed: 130 knots (240 km/h)
360 NM (667 km)
Ceiling: 15000 feet (4570 m)
1 x 7,62mm MG or 12,7mm MG / Mk-46 Torpedoes (ASW)