Eurocopter NHI NH90

NHI NH90 is a multi-purpose helicopter developed by the Franco-German consortium Eurocopter.

The helicopter made its first flight in 1995. The production of NH90 helicopters is carried out by the NHindustry group, which includes the Franco-German company Eurocopter (62.5 percent), the British-Italian Agusta / Westland (32 percent) and the Dutch StorkFokker (5.5 percent).

On service:

Belgium, Australia, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain, New Zealand, Netherlands, Oman, Norway, Finland, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, France


  • Crew: 1-2
  • The greatest number of passengers: 20
  • Payload: 2500kg
  • Length: 19.565m
  • Fuselage Length: 13.53m
  • Rotor Diameter: 16.3m
  • Tail rotor diameter: 3.2m
  • The largest fuselage width: 2.6m
  • Height: 5.31m
  • The area swept by the rotor: 208.67 sq.m
  • Chassis base: 6.08m
  • Track track: 3.2m
  • Empty Weight: 6287kg
  • Normal take-off weight: 10000kg
  • The highest take-off weight: 10600kg
  • Fuel weight in internal tanks: 2036kg
  • Powerplant: 2 × Turboshaft RollsRoyceTurbomeca RTM32201 / 9 or
  • Engine power: 2 × 2100l.s. (2 × 1566kW (take-off))
  • Powerplant: 2 × turboshaft GeneralElectric T700T6E1 (for the Italian army)
  • Engine take-off power: 2 × 2040l.s (2 × 1521kW)
  • Cargo compartment length: 4.8m
  • Cargo compartment width: 2.0m
  • The height of the cargo compartment: 1.58m
  • Net volume of a cargo compartment: 18,0sq.m
  • The highest speed: 291km / h
  • Echelon Speed: 244km / h
  • Practical range: 907km
  • Ferry range: 1213km
  • Flight Duration: 4h45min.
  • Duration of patrolling: 3h20min. (at a distance of 93km from the base)
  • Rate of climb: 8.8m / s
  • Disk load: 50.8 kg / sq.m
  • Thrust-weight ratio: 276.2 W / kg (for transmission with the highest take-off weight)
  • Combat load: up to 700kg

Static ceiling:

  • using the earth effect: 3140m
  • without the effect of the earth: 2515m

Guided missiles:

  • Air-to-surface
  • Air-to-air
  • PCRAM39Exocet


  • anti-submarine torpedoes Murena

Bomb weapons:

  • deep bombs
  • Mk46 or A244
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