The company Bell Helicopters strengthens partnerships with European companies
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The company Bell Helicopters strengthens partnerships with European companies

The company Bell Helicopters strengthens partnerships with European companies

 

 

Bell Helicopter and Textron Systems presented a wide range of products manufactured by the companies for European clients attending the NATO Summit, which took place on September 20-21, 2014 in the Czech Republic.
The samples of equipment presented at the summit, after the end of the forum, took part in the multinational exercises of the Alliance.

Bell AH-1Z

Bell AH-1Z

Bell Helicopter showcased the AH-1Z and UH-1Y military aircraft, the most advanced helicopter models in the world and used for special operations by the US Marine Corps.
Model Bell AH-1Z equipped 4-x bladed rotor made from composite material. The crew is 2 pilot. The power plant comprises 2 turboshaft engine GE T700-401C, power 2X 1723 l. with (per engine). Flight range km 208, 3.3 hours of flight time, the maximum ceiling lift 6096 meters. 2620 kg payload, fuel 1258 kilos. Armament: 20 triple-mm gun with ammunition 750 shells; missiles "air - ground» -16 pieces. TOW or 'air to air »2 pieces. AIM 9L; unguided rockets 4 19 cassette missiles mm diameter 70: 4 7 cassette missiles 70 mm diameter.

 

Over the past few years, the company has invested heavily in modernizing production in order to improve the quality of its products and increase production efficiency. The opportunity to demonstrate their best models of helicopters at the summit in Central Europe, made it possible to acquaint representatives of European countries with the achievements of the company, Bell Hellicopter, along with military samples, will show a model Bell 429Having a spacious cabin and intended for use as an ambulance (HEMS).

Bell 429 photo

Bell 429 photo

Textron Systems introduced unmanned aerial vehicles, including the RQ-XX Shadow, unmanned aerial systems and Aerosonde small unmanned aerial systems. UAVs RQ-XX Shadow are equipped with a special TCDL communication channel for operational control of the vehicle and transmission of operational information. The RQ-7B-200 apparatus is being modified; -400; -600. The equipment of the device also includes: radar, laser range finder, electro-optical and infrared cameras, target designators. For bombing, a special suspension for attaching a guided bomb was installed, weighing no more than 5.4 kilograms.

RQ-XX Shadow

RQ-XX Shadow

The company has accumulated rich experience, the incident almost one million flight hours, more than 90% of which is carried out in field conditions during operations. Aerosonde system is used in various countries around the world. Operators involved in operations using UAVs used them in different weather conditions and in areas with a complex terrain, which allowed them to acquire high qualifications and skills of the machine.
Management of unmanned systems is carried out with ground control stations. Systems are designed for the collection of operational and tactical information about the enemy to further control decision fight.

NATO's military hardware exhibitions in 2014 were a great success, with over 160 visitors. 

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