The EC645 T2 is the latest helicopter made by the French firm Airbus. It can be used in a wide range of missions, from ground-attack to reconnaissance and rescue. It is fitted with Helionix avionics, four-axis autopilot, and night-vision visors and cameras. Ideal for special operations, it can be armed with air-to-ground and air-to-air missiles, rocktes, and machine guns. Introduced in 2014, at Eurosatory, it drew the attention of US and European military.
The Airbus EC645 is a medium-sized helicopter, which is powered by two Turbomeca Arriel 2E engines, featuring full authority digital engine control. It has a maximum speed of 160 miles per hour (270 km/h), with a range of 420 miles and an operational ceiling of 6,000 feet. It has an advanced transmission system and an upgraded anti-torque control system. It can carry about 6 well-equipped infantry soldiers.