FMV procures Helicopter 15 as the main platform for tactical training and crew training in the Armed Forces' helicopter battalion of land and naval main focus. Besides land and naval tasks, the helicopter should be able to be used in rescue missions of the civilian society.
Helicopter 15 will primarily be used for
- passenger transport
- tacticaltroop and equipment transport
- underwater surveillance in conjunction with the corvette Visby
- transport of injured
- search and rescue
The complete system includes
- a helicopter
- the maintenance systems
- planning and evaluation stations
The Hcp 15 is a complement to the larger Hcp 14, and FMV is striving to create synergies between these helicopter systems.
The Hcp 15 will be available in two versions
The Hcp 15 will be available in two versions, operative over land and operative over sea. The latter should also be ship-based and interact with the corvette Visby, including the use of maintenance resources at Visby, Sweden. A total of 20 helicopters are ordered, of which 12 are land operative and 8 are for naval use.
The helicopter can easily and quickly be reconfigured between mission profiles. Three seats are always installed in the cabin. In addition, there can be one or two more crash-resistant seats, easily installed, or even an entire row of three seats.
* The field is compulsory
Published: 2012-01-09 09:54.
Changed: 2012-01-09 09:59.