Northstar NSA 407MRH Specs, Engine, Cockpit, and Price

Northstar NSA 407MRH Specs, Engine, Cockpit, and Price – Northstar NSA 407MRH is a lightweight multi-role helicopter developed by UAE-based provider of technical aviation solutions, NorthStar Aviation. The NSA 407MRH helicopter was built based on the Bell 407GX. This helicopter was launched at the 2015 International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The construction of the NSA 407MRH helicopter is intended to be used by government and military authorities in missions such as light attacks, close range support, intelligence, reconnaissance and reconnaissance (ISR)/ ISR by air (AISR), utilities, cargo, and passenger transportation.

Northstar Aviation NSA 407MRH Helicopter

Northstar NSA 407MRH Specs

Northstar NSA 407MRH has a lightweight design that has high performance. The helicopter is equipped with an all-composite four-blade main rotor, a two-blade vandalized tail rotor, a low-slip type landing gear, carbon fiber cover, carbon fiber shaft cover, jettisonable outboard mast, and carbon fiber door.

The NSA 407MRH fuselage has a length of 10.17 m, a width of 1.5 m and a height of 2.68 m. The diameter of the main rotor and tail are 10.67 m and 1.65 m, respectively. The maximum gross weight with an external load is 2,722 kg and 2,268 kg with an internal load.

The NSA 407MRH helicopter can be operated by a single pilot and its spacious cabin can be reconfigured according to mission / operation requirements.

Northstar NSA 407MRH Engine and Performance

NSA 407MRH helicopter is powered by a Rolls-Royce M250 turboshaft engine. The engine offers fuel efficiency and high performance in hot and high conditions. The helicopter is equipped with a standard and additional fuel tank with a capacity of approximately 483 l and 72 l, respectively.

Northstar NSA 407MRH helicopters can fly with a maximum cruise speed of 246 km/ h and can operate in a range of up to 620 km. The helicopter has a maximum flight time of 4 hours and a service ceiling of 5,733 m.

Northstar Aviation NSA 407MRH Cockpit

Northstar NSA 407MRH Cockpit and Avionics

The NSA 407MRH integrated avionics cockpit of the Garmin G1000H provides operator navigation and positioning data, flight characteristics, and identification and communication information. The cockpit is compatible with night-vision goggles (NVG), so the helicopter can be operated at night.

The NSA 407MRH avionics suite includes the GDU 1040H (PFD) primary flight display and multi-function display (MFD), Garmin's synthetic vision system, GIA 63H integrated avionics unit, GDC 74H (ADC) aerial data computer, radar altimeter, GTX 33H Mode transponder, GMU 44 magnetometer, dual GPS system and VHF ATC radio.

The helicopter is also equipped with a mission management system consisting of an enhanced instrument panel, a moving map, many separate screen displays and an integrated HD video recording unit.

Northstar NSA 407MRH Sensor

The NSA 407MRH navigation and communication system includes three integrated antenna stands, white/ infrared (IR) strobe lights, dual white / IR mode spotlights, IR position/ formation lights, GPS antennas, SATH UHF provision, ARC-210 VHF / UHF antenna supply, Provision of SATH UHF, Tetra radio, tactical multi-band radio, and Tacan.

NSA 407MRH helicopter equipped with FLY Star SAFIRE 260-HLD EO/ IR (electro-optical/ infrared) gyrostabilized sensor located under the nose. This sensor will provide high resolution imagery, target tracking and identification both day and night during the ISR/ AISR mission.

Northstar Aviation NSA 407MRH Specs

Northstar NSA 407MRH Weapons

The NSA 407MRH armed platform can be integrated with sophisticated light weapons (ALWiP). The installation of various weapons is carried out in a removable outboard weapon shop in up to four locations, two on each side.

Its weapons include AGM 114 Hellfire air-to-surface missiles, 7.62 mm M134 mini rifles, 0.50 GAU-19 caliber machine guns and Hydra 70 rockets, carried in a seven-shot rocket pod. M134 weapons and Hellfire missiles are used for light attack missions, while closed air support operations are supported by Hydra 70, GAU-19 and M134 rockets.

The helicopter has two ammunition supply units, each with a 500-round 0.50 caliber can or a 3.62-round 7.62 mm can. The weapons management unit, which consists of fire control units, shop management units, and weapons interface units, facilitates weapon management and control.

Northstar NSA 407MRH Price and Orders

The price of the latest Northstar NSA 407MRH multi-role helicopter is around US $ 9 million. A total of 30 MRH helicopters have been ordered and operated by the UAE Armed Forces.
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