The aircraft is a SAR version for the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

NAWSARH stands for Norwegian all-weather SAR helicopter. 16 are being procured. The aircraft can carry 25 people or 12  stretchers. The aircraft systems include an Osprey 30 conformal EASA radar, a Laser Obstacle Avoidance System (LOAM) and an Obstacle Proximity LIDAR System (OPLS). The aircraft has an integrated avionics suite with glass cockpit (5xLCD screens) and is night vision compatible. There is also a mobile phone detection and localisation system.

Source: "Next-gen SAR", Khalem Chapman, Aerospace, October 2018

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: AgustaWestland N.V.

Primary manufacturer: AgustaWestland N.V.

Parent type: AgustaWestland AW101/EH101

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

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Aircraft Details

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