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AH-2 Rooivalk attack helicopter

Country of Origin: South Africa


The Rooivalk (Red Kestrel) attack helicopter, designed by Denel Aviation, is in service with the South African air force. It was developed from France's SA330 Puma helicopter.

Designed with low acoustic, infrared, radar and visual signatures, the Rooivalk is designed for stealth and survivability. The crash-resistant structure houses a stepped tandem configuration cockpit, with the weapons system officer (WSO) seated in the front and the pilot seated above and behind. Both...

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