Tuesday, 14 February 2012

NHIndustries NH90

NHIndustries NH90
 NHIndustries NH90 is powered by twin-engine & is a medium sized multi-
role military helicopter manufactured by NHIndustries.
It is a joint-venture of AugstaWestland (Italy), Eurocopter 
(France/Germany) and Stork Fokker Aerospace (Dutch).
The NH-90 TTH's primary role is that of tactical transport ie moving 
troops and supplies around. It can also be configured for more 
specialist roles such as Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR).

General characteristics/ Specifications
Crew: 2 pilots (and possible sensor operator on NFH)
Capacity: 20 troops/12 stretchers/2 NATO Pallets or 4,000 kg (8,818 lb) external slung load
Length: 16.13 m (52 ft 11 in)
Rotor diameter: 16.30 m (53 ft 6 in)
Height: 5.23 m (17 ft 2 in)
Empty weight: 6,400 kg (14,100 lb)
Useful load: 4,200 kg (9,260 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 10,600 kg (23,370 lb)
Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322-01/9 turboshaft, 1,662 kW (2,230 shp) each, or:
Powerplant: 2× General Electric T700-T6E turboshafts, 1,577 kW (2,115 shp) each

Maximum speed: 300 km/h (162 knots, 186 mph)
Range: 800 km, 497 mi (TTH); 1,000 km, 621 mi (NFH)
Service ceiling: 6,000 m (20,000 ft)
Rate of climb: 8 m/s (1,574 ft/m)

Missiles: anti-submarine and/or air to surface missiles (NFH version), 2x door gun

 NHIndustries NH90
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