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  • Agusta AB212

    Derived from Bell 212

    Agusta AB212

    Bell 212 built under license in Italy by Agusta in both civilian and military variants.

    Agusta also designed and produced the navalized variant AB212ASW to be used from frigates.


    Engine: 2 x PW C PT6T-3BE 1800 shp
    Capacity: 2 + 14
    Length: (m) 17.4163
    Height: (m) 4.4
    Blades: 2
    Rotor diam.: (m) 14.63
    Disc area: (m2) 168.11
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2962     Max: 5080
    Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 190     Max: 240
    Range: (km) 750
    Ceiling: (m) 5300
    Rate/Climb: (m/min) 8.86

    Derivatives & Versions

    AB212 EW ECM/electronic warfare export variant
    AB212 GE Guerra Elettronica. Italian navy ECM/electronic warfare variant
    AB212 ICO Incremento della Capacita Operativa. Enhanced CSAR variant used by 9th Stormo, 21st Gruppo Italian Air Force
    AB212 ASW 1973 Shipborne based variant for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Anti-surface warfare (ASuW) and Search and Rescue (SAR). Equipment includes MM/APS-705 ...
    AB212 NLA 1994 Nucleo Lotta Anfibia. Airframes re-roled to the amphibious support stripped of asw equipment and fitted with defensive ECM and weapons systems
    Set up on May 2, 1994, the Helicopter Assault Group, formerly denominated Amphibious Warfare Team (NLA - Nucleo Lotta Anfibia), provides the Ital ...

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