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Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter

Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter

The Joint Light Helicopter (hélicoptère interarmées léger – HIL) programme was approved by the French state to meet two objectives: to replace the five fleets of helicopters that are in service in all three branches of the French armed forces; and to implement overall improvements to maintaining the fleet in operational condition (maintien en condition opérationnelle – MCO). The French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, has announced that the launch of the Joint Light Helicopter programme has been brought forward to 2021. The helicopter was also given its official name and will be designated as “Guépard” (“Cheetah”) by the French Armed Forces.

Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter

Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter


Weaponised and furnished for light attack operations, the H160M can quickly be reconfigured to perform missions ranging from commando infiltration to air intercept, fire support, and anti-ship warfare; up to two stretchers for search and rescue operations; as well as a fast rope system, cargo hook, and hoist that can equally be used for parapublic missions—a versatile, all-in-one asset for modern militaries. The H160 was designed to be a modular helicopter with a single platform, to perform missions ranging from commando infiltration to air intercept, fire support, and anti-ship warfare in order to meet the needs of the army, the navy and the air force through the HIL programme.
Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter

Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter


The first of a new generation of helicopter, the H160M derives from the EASA-certified H160. It benefits from a low cost of operations and optimised flight safety. The H160M incorporates the latest technological achievements in French aeronautics. To ensure a high level of availability while reducing operating costs, the H160M’s support and services needs were taken into account from early in its design phase. Innovative and simplified, the H160M’s support is based on the exploitation of data through analytics. In addition, the H160M can be integrated into a secured digital support environment.
Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter

Airbus Helicopter Joint Light Helicopter


In its army aviation role, the H160M is the perfect complement to an air-land force, reconnaissance, special forces operations, and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) operations. As a naval asset, the H160M is a formidable addition to anti-surface warfare, naval force protection, maritime security, maritime environment monitoring and intelligence, and search and rescue. The H160M’s power, range and equipment options make it an ideal aircraft for missions involving national airspace protection and search and rescue.

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Honeywell F124 Turbofan Engine

Honeywell F124 Turbofan Engine

The Honeywell/ITEC F124 is a low-bypass turbofan engine derived from the civilian Honeywell TFE731. The F125 is an afterburning version of the engine. The engine began development in the late 1970s for the Republic of China (Taiwan) Air Force AIDC F-CK Indigenous Defence Fighter (IDF), and it first ran in 1979. The F124/F125 engine has since been proposed for use on other aircraft, such as the T-45 Goshawk and the SEPECAT Jaguar, and currently powers the Aero L-159 Alca and the Alenia Aermacchi M-346. The F124 has a rather unusual design for a two spool gas turbine engine, using both axial and centrifugal compressors in its high-pressure compressor. There are currently only three production variants of the engine, although several more have been proposed throughout its lifespan.

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo


The Honeywell F124 turbofan engine has what it takes to power today’s most advanced military jet trainers and light combat fighters – maximum performance, reliability and availability. No wonder the F124 was Leonardo DRS’ choice to power the T-100 trainer, the company’s entry in the U.S. Air Force T-X trainer competition. The engine already flies on the Leonardo M346 Master, the most advanced military trainer in service, and on a variety of other light fighters and unmanned vehicles. In all, the F124/F125 family of engines has more than 1 million operating hours to its credit. The F124 has the highest thrust-to-weight ratio in its class, thanks to a unique single-stage design that maximizes engine performance.
Aero L-159 Alca

Aero L-159 Alca


The F124 engine is fundamentally a low bypass, two spool engine (meaning that there are two rotational shafts, a high-pressure shaft and a low-pressure shaft). The fan/low-pressure compressor section is made of three stages with titanium blades. The first stage has 30 un-shrouded blades,and the overall pressure ratio for the three stage fan section is 2.5:1. Some of the air is bypassed (Bypass ratio of 0.472:1), and the rest is fed to the high-pressure compressor section.The high-pressure compressor (HPC) of the F124 is a fairly unusual design among turbofan engines; it employs both axial and a centrifugal compressors in a single design. There are four axial stages that lead to a fifth centrifugal stage. All the blades and the impeller are made from titanium.
Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master

Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master


The engine features advanced Full Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC) and an integrated Engine Monitoring System (EMS) to keep tabs on engine health, monitor usage and streamline troubleshooting. Modular design makes the engine faster and easier to repair, enabling maintenance teams to put training instructors and student pilots where they belong, back in the air, quickly and efficiently. Safety is paramount in the flight training world and the T-100 provides an additional safety margin by using two F124 engines. The F124 offers all this and more, backed by the global resources of Honeywell and a reputation earned in producing some of the world’s best turbine engines over more than six decades.

Hamza 6x6 MCV Armoured Vehicle

Hamza 6×6 MCV Armoured Vehicle

The Hamza 6×6 MCV is a new Modular Design Multi-Role combat vehicle, fully designed and developed by the Pakistani Company Cavalier Group to response to the new needs of Pakistani army. The vehicle can accommodate a total of 13 military personnel including driver, commander and gunner. The Hamza can be fitted with a full range of weapon system including small turret or remote weapon station which can be armed with machine gun or automatic cannon up to 30 mm caliber. The vehicle is motorized with a Cummins ISM 500 6 cylinders Turbo Charged and Intercooled diesel engine coupled to an Allison 6 speed automatic transmission. The vehicle can run at a maximum road speed of 110 km with a maximum cruising range of 500 km

Hamza 6x6 MCV Armoured Vehicle

Hamza 6×6 MCV Armoured Vehicle


The vehicle features a V-shaped wall monocoque armored hull design and offers advanced protection features and superior off-road mobility and can operate in urban, mountainous and difficult rural terrains. The hull of the HAMZA 6×6 provides standard protection Level 4 STANAG 4569, with ballistic protection against firing of small arms 14.5 mm caliber and mine blast of 10 kg of TNT under the wheels. The vehicle can be fitted with an armour package to increase the protection to Level 5 STANAG 4569. The HAMZA 6×6 has a combat weight from 20 to 22 tons with a payload capacity of 7 tons maximum.
Hamza 6x6 MCV Armoured Vehicle

Hamza 6×6 MCV Armoured Vehicle


The Cavalier Energy and Defence Systems Group is a fully integrated group dealing primarily in the Energy, Defence and Information Technology sectors. The comprises of three major divisions, the Energy Division and the Defence Systems Division. The group was established in 2001, is ISO 9001:2008 certified and registered with all major Defence Institutions and Energy Sector Departments. The group draws on the technical, commercial and project management abilities of over 200 staff members spanning over five locations across the globe including United Kingdom, United States of America, China and United Arab Emirates.

Nurol Makina

Nurol Makina

Nurol Makina ve Sanayi A.S. (Nurol Makina) was founded in 1976 to deliver turnkey industrial plants and perform large scale contracting regarding steel construction and machinery production. Nurol Makina is a manufacturer of tactical wheeled armoured vehicles (TWAV) and special-purpose platforms for both Turkish and international users and provides innovative vehicle designs for defence applications. Nurol Makina has started her activities in the field of defense industry after the establishment of the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) in Turkey. Nurol Makina established its facilities at Sincan, Ankara Industrial Zone in 1992. Until today, Nurol Makina has carried out many critical projects in an indoor area of 25.000 m2 on a land of 65.000 m2 with its qualified and experienced personnel.

NMS 4X4 Light Armored Vehicles

NMS 4X4 Light Armored Vehicles


NMS, which is designed by Nurol Makina ve San. A.Ş. has V shaped monocoque body and indigenous chassis. Improvements that have been made in drive-train, make the vehicle extremely fast and maneuverable on a variety of conditions. Offering high protection at a lower weight brings unique superiority to the vehicle in combat areas against the most aggressive and asymmetric threats. The vehicle designed for variety of missions, offers combat troops a range of capabilities ranging from carrying weapons systems to reconnaissance missions. NMS with next generation design and features, is a perfect combination of scalable armor and composite material.
Ejder Yalçın 4X4 Armored Combat Vehicle

Ejder Yalçın 4X4 Armored Combat Vehicle


EJDER YALÇIN 4×4 Armored Combat Vehicle a unique platform that has high protection and mobility, is developed to meet the operational requirements of military units and security forces in every region including rural and urban areas. By its unique design and high payload capacity, different payloads can be integrated; therefore EJDER YALÇIN 4×4 can be customized for various applications. With its powerful diesel engine, high torque capability and fully independent suspension system, the vehicle offers superior off-road performance. During the development of EJDER YALÇIN 4×4, in addition to the superior protection features, user’s operational & ergonomic requirements were also considered and an ideal platform was created for the personnel to operate more efficiently and more secure in the field.
Ejder Toma Riot Control Vehicle

Ejder Toma Riot Control Vehicle


EJDER TOMA®, which has 4×4 mobility, indigenous military chassis and fully independent suspension system, is manufactured for the security forces to interfere quickly and effectively against the civil
disobedience. EJDER TOMA® which was uniquely designed by Nurol Makina, has been developed to maintain public order and security in rural and urban areas as well as border regions with its high
off-road performance. All the tools, equipment, hardware electronics and software used in Ejder TOMA 4×4, is originally developed by Nurol Makina. Thus any configuration change or additional requirement can be implemented at minimum cost & time even to the vehicles in service.
Ilgaz-II 4X4 Internal Security Vehicle

Ilgaz-II 4X4 Internal Security Vehicle


ILGAZ-II 4×4 was developed in order to meet the requirements of special operation forces, military units and security forces to intervene illegal demonstrations, restoring public order and for rapid response in residential and rural areas. Into the design phase of ILGAZ-II 4×4, Nurol Makina paid particular attention to the crews protection while ensuring that the crew can carry out their tasks safely and effectively. ILGAZ-II 4X4; offers special solutions for the different requirements of users with Ambulance, Anti-Tank Vehicle, Combat Vehicle, Command & Control Vehicle, Recce & Surveillance Vehicle, Counter Terrorism Vehicle, Internal Security Vehicle, Crime Scene Investigation Vehicle.

Puma Streit Group 4x4 Armoured Personnel Carrier

Streit Group Puma 4×4 Armoured Personnel Carrier

The Puma is 4×4 APC (Armoured Personnel carrier) designed, produced and manufactured by the Company Streit Group, the world’s leading privately-owned vehicle armoring company, a success built on the proven performance of its customized security and civil armored vehicles in testing conflict zones. The vehicle was unveiled for the first in February 2013, at IDEX the International Defense Exhibition of Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. The Puma is a reliable and highly protected APC with proven capabilities.

Streit Group Puma 4x4 Armoured Personnel Carrier

Streit Group Puma 4×4 Armoured Personnel Carrier


Puma Armored Personnel Carrier is designed to protect against ballistic threats with an outstanding on and off road capability thanks to its high powered 5.7 Liter petrol engine. With a large payload, crew compartment and an option to fit a large remote controlled weapons station enables Puma to provide an ideal fire support platform. The vehicles components such as suspension and brake system are fully upgraded to meet the specification of the end usage enabling the vehicle to take on many rolls, both military and civil defense.
Streit Group Puma 4x4 Armoured Personnel Carrier

Streit Group Puma 4×4 Armoured Personnel Carrier


The Puma APC is currently in service with many armies and security forces in the world. With its 4×4 maneuverability, nimble performance and aggressive stance, it can safely navigate in the most challenging of urban environments. It is also highly customizable to meet any requirements for specific missions. The vehicle can be used for a wide range of missions including peacekeeping operations. Puma is specifically designed for high speed mobility operations such as Quick Reaction Force, and Convoy Escort duties.

Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter

Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter

The MRH90 is the Australian version of the NH90 advanced medium-lift, twin-engine, multi-role helicopter anufactured by Australian Aerospace, a unit of Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters). The MRH-90 multi-role helicopter replaced the Australian Defence Force (ADF) existing Black Hawk and Sea King helicopter fleets with increased and improved capability, ability and capacity to meet emerging requirements. The MRH90 Taipan helicopters are set to replace the Australian Navy’s Sea King helicopters to perform enhanced maritime support and troop lift operations from land bases and Canberra Class amphibious assault ships.

Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter

Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter


The Australian Defence Force (ADF) ordered a total of 47 MRH90s and the first 46 helicopters are scheduled to achieve final operational capability by April 2019. The Multi-Role Helicopter (MRH) programme was designed with a plan to rationalise the number of helicopter types in Australian Defence Force (ADF) service. Originally 46 aircraft had been contracted under projects AIR 9000 Phase 2, 4, and 6. Phase 2 (12 helicopters) was the acquisition of troop-lift aircraft for the Australian Army; Phase 4 (28 helicopters) was to replace the Army’s Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk helicopters; and Phase 6 (6 helicopters) was to replace the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopters.
Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter

Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter


The MRH-90 Taipan helicopter features all-composite construction and incorporates crash-worthy capabilities based on MIL-STD-1290A. It is capable of conducting missions under difficult weather conditions. It incorporates a large and spacious cabin at the centre fuselage, facilitating 20 troop seats or up to 12 stretchers. The crash-worthy seats accommodate a pilot, a co-pilot, two loadmasters and 18 combat troops. A sliding door is fitted on both sides of the cabin and a ramp is placed at the rear. The structure offers protection up to a speed of 10m/s when landing gear is extended and up to 7m/s with retracted landing gear. The helicopter is 16.13m long and 5.23m high and has an empty weight of 6,400kg and a maximum take-off weight of 10,600kg.
Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter

Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Taipan Multi Role Helicopter


The MRH-90 Taipan helicopter is powered by two Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322-01/9 turbo-shaft engines, which generate an output power of 1,662kW each. The helicopter can fly at a maximum speed of 300km/h and has a range of 800km. It can operate at a service ceiling of 20,000ft and can climb at a rate of 8m per second. The helicopter has a four-bladed main rotor and a high positioned tail rotor coupled with the main transmission for anti-torque function. The tricycle type retractable landing gear features two single-tire main units to retract into the centre fuselage as well as a twin-wheel nose unit to pull back into the forward fuselage.

Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS)

Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS)

MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System) is a naval self-defence system produced by Rheinmetall of Germany. It is connected to the ship’s sensors and protects ships from attacks by advanced, sensor-guided missiles by launching decoys that operate in all relevant wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum: ultraviolet, electro-optical, laser, infrared, and radar. MASS can be either plugged into the command and control module of a naval vessel, or operate autonomously. Rheinmetall has developed MASS Stand Alone with Sensor Suite, a standalone system with a built-in sensor suite designed especially for smaller seagoing units. The number of launchers is variable – typically one or two, though this number can be increased. The system comes with a sensor suite with radar and laser warner, a control unit and energy supply.

Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS)

Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS)


Ordinarily, MASS consists of between one and six trainable launchers that can fire 32 special effect charges. Each launcher comes with a control unit and a data interface (Ethernet/RS422 or other standard interface). The automatic decoy system MASS provides a unique level of protection against modern sensor-guided missiles. MASS can be installed on ships of all types and can be integrated into existing command systems. The new MASS_ISS features built-in sensors for detecting radar and laser threats. Programmable and omni-spectral, the system’s innovative ammunition provides protection in all relevant wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS)

Multi Ammunition Softkill System (MASS)


Rheinmetall Defence continues to expand the functionality of its widely sold Multi-Ammunition Softkill System (MASS) ship protection system with new payloads and sensor integration options.Since its market launch in 2002, Rheinmetall Defence has stated that “MASS has attracted orders from eleven nations have contracted a total of 186 MASS launcher systems for no fewer than 22 different classes of naval vessels. MASS offers a whole host of tactical, operational and logistical advantages, and is specifically designed to meet the changing requirements of modern navies, with abundant scope for future technological growth.