AW129 Multi-Role Combat Helicopter

The Italian Army has 45 Mangusta helicopters which are being upgraded to the multi-role configuration.



  • AW129 in flight armed with a mini-gun
  • Somalian developed Mangusta helicopter in flight with rocket launcher
  • AW129 helicopter flying over snowy terrain
  • Heavily armed low flying Mangusta helicopter
  • AW129 helicopter before take off on a aircraft carrier
  • Five bladed AW129 flying over a forest setting
  • Grounded AW129 with mini FLIR

AW129 Multi-Role Combat Helicopter

The Italian Army has 45 Mangusta helicopters, which are being upgraded to the multi-role configuration.



  • AW129 in flight armed with a mini-gun
  • Somalian developed Mangusta helicopter in flight with rocket launcher
  • AW129 helicopter flying over snowy terrain
  • Heavily armed low flying Mangusta helicopter
  • AW129 helicopter before take off on a aircraft carrier
  • Five bladed AW129 flying over a forest setting
  • Grounded AW129 with mini FLIR