Hei what can i say... MALAYSIA RECEIVED BADASS HELICOPTERS.
Its December 3, 2012.. and something badass arrived. ... to top the list of badasstery this helicopter, they call it (or as i prefer 'her') Caracal.
"fuck you .. i am CARACAL! Kapish?"
This is arguably the most badassed CAT ever... hence EC725 Super Cougar is badass.
The aircraft is suitable for a wide range of missions: tactical troop transport, special operations, search and rescue, combat search and rescue, maritime surveillance, humanitarian support logistic ground support, medical evacuation and shipborne operations. The ferry flight range is more than 1,200nm.
In the tactical troop transport role the helicopter can carry 19 troops over a 250nm radius of action. In the combat search and rescue role, the EC 725 is able to rescue a downed crew at a radius of action of 280nm.
oh look she arrive in a badass way... just look how happy these people are.. guy in blue shirt playing with stealth ball.
The fuselage is of light alloy material with a large composite intermediate structure and cowlings. The machine-milled frames are strengthened for crashworthiness. The crew and troops are protected by removable armour plating. Yes The maximum seat capacity is two crew and 29 troops.
The helicopter can carry side-firing armaments such as two 7.62mm general purpose machine guns and a 20mm cannon. The helicopter can also be fitted with axial pods, such as two 68mm rocket launchers or two 20mm cannons. Its like steroid injected with steroid.
The helicopter's electronic warfare systems include a radar warning receiver, laser warning receiver, missile approach warner and chaff and flare dispensers. ... oh wait the first two doesnt have this. Why? Those paper pusher better have good explainantion for this!
The display suite includes seven active matrix liquid crystal displays: four multifunction 6in×8in displays and two 4in×5in helicopter parameter displays. Its not the same as your silly workstation at the office. This one is badass matrix liquid crystal displays... monitor screen with steroids.
The advanced helicopter cockpit and avionics system (AHCAS) includes an automatic flight control system developed by SAGEM, integrating the flight, navigation and tactical mission data.
The helicopter is equipped with radar and FLIR (forward-looking infrared) for day and night-time search and rescue capability. The navigation suite includes Doppler radar, global positioning system and inertial navigation system.
The search and rescue system can be programmed to provide automatic search patterns, transition and hover. The cougar/caracal can lick her fur while pouncing on a pray.. sort of like that.. this is a metaphors.. so suck it up.
original article from here