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Army Air Corps Wildcat AH.1

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The Wildcat AH.1 helicopter performs a range of tasks on the battlefield including reconnaissance, command and control, transportation of troops and material, and the provision of force protection. It is fitted with new Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC) CTS800-4N engines, which are significantly more powerful than those in the current Lynx, enabling it to operate in extreme conditions and at high altitudes. It is also fitted with a nose mounted optical device.

The aircraft has a degree of commonality with its maritime sister and with increased versatility can be fitted for different roles quickly and easily. The Wildcat's capability will be a significant advance on that provided by the current Lynx fleet. The procurement of the LHTEC CTS800-4N engine has also been extended to a number of Lynx Mk9 aircraft resulting in the Lynx Mk9a. This is providing better performance and a much improved light multi role capability in the extreme environmental conditions in Afghanistan.

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