AgustaWestland HH-101A Caesar in
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  • Aeronautica Militare Italiana HH-101A Caesar
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  • Aeronautica Militare Italiana HH-101A Caesar

The AgustaWestland AW101 611, known as HH-101A Caesar in italian service, specially developed for Special Ops / Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) missions. Carries a crew of five plus twenty fully equipped troops. Features 3 M134 7.62 mm pintle mounted Gatling-type machine guns installed on right and left sides and on the rear ramp, armoured cockpit seats, ballistic protection for machine gun operators as well as for critical systems and an Integrated Electronic Warfare System providing self-protection against radar, laser and infrared threats. It also has an air-to-air refuelling kit for extended range operations.

12 ordered for 15 Stormo / 1 Brigata Aerea Operazioni Speciali.


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News

APROC 2017, 28-Jun-17 : Italian air force held the Air Centric Personnel Recovery Operatives Course (APROC), the main training event in Europe in combat search and rescue.

First Italian Air Force HH-101A Caesar Enters Service, 25-Feb-16 : Italian Air Force celebrated entry into operational service of their first HH-101A “CAESAR” during an official ceremony at Cervia Air Base. Four, of 15 ordered, have been delivered from Yeovil, UK

AgustaWestland and AMI Training Agreement, 05-Aug-14 : AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that it has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian Air Force for training services aimed at further strengthening their already well-established cooperation through the future set up of joint training services.

Maiden flight for Italian HH-101A CAESAR, 19-Mar-14 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK today.



Units

YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2016/now83 centro c/sar Cervia
2015/now15° Stormo c/sar Cervia
2015/now81 CAE Cervia

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    50257 2014     MM81864: AMI 15-01
AgustaWestland UK ZR352: AgustaWestland UK, AMI/CSAR01; 04feb14 pictured (pic1) +

20mar14 pictured (pic2) in AMI livery at Yeovil

14jul14 pictured (pic3) at FIA14, HH-101 CSAR AMI type
    50258 2014     MM81865: AMI 15-02 Jun14
AgustaWestland UK ZR353: AgustaWestland UK, AMI/CSAR02
    50259 2015     MM81866: 10sep15 pictured at AgustaWestland Training Center and 72 St+
    50260 2015     MM81867: AMI 15-04, test serial ZR355 Oct15
    50261 2016     MM81868: AMI 15-05, test serial ZR356; 11jul16 pictured on display at+
    50263 2016     MM81869: Exercise Ca.STA march 2017

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