The Best Light Multi-Role Helicopter

Military commanders require versatile helicopter assets that can perform maritime operations in the harshest environments. The proven, cost-effective AW109M is a powerful light twin-engine military helicopter that provides high performance and exceptional versatility for the most demanding missions.
The AW109M is offered in two different versions, with wheeled or skid landing gear, to provide the best solution for the Operator’s specific requirements / missions.

Missions & Features

Optimised for maritime missions

Optimised for the harsh maritime environment, the AW109M gives maritime commanders outstanding mission flexibility and can perform roles including armed reconnaissance, maritime counter piracy, surface surveillance, SAR, medical evacuation, and utility support.

High performance, low workload

The AW109M combines high cruise speed and excellent hot and high performance with competitive acquisition and operating costs. The NVG compatible single/dual-pilot VFR/IFR glass cockpit features advanced avionics and systems to provide excellent situational awareness and minimise crew workload. 

Mission flexibility

The helicopter’s compact external dimensions enhance maritime operations and ensure C-130 aircraft class transportability. The large, unobstructed cabin allows easy configuration changes to meet operational requirements, while the wide doors enable exceptional access. The AW109M can also accommodate a wide range of mission equipment including multi-band radios, rescue hoist and cargo hook as well as a range of internal and external weapon systems.

Safety and survivability

The AW109M is designed with the highest levels of safety and survivability in mind. The aircraft features 30-minute transmission dry run capability, self-sealing fuel tanks and ballistic-tolerant blades as well as optional ballistic protection for the fuselage and floatation system combined with a wealth of on-board technology to enhance safe operations.

Technical data


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