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Philippine National Police Materiel

V-150 | M998 | M-35 | Cruiser | Mini-cruiser | Cessna 152 | AS-350 | R.44

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Land Vehicle Systems

Gage-Cadillac LAV-150 (M-706) 'Commando' 4x4 APC
Main specs, see PA
V-150 entry
Program: Similar to the PA-LAD V-150, acquired in the '70s and used by the PNP-SAF, with about 25 semi-functional units, deployed in various regional commands.


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AM General M-998/M-1025 'Humvee' (HMMWV)
Main specs, see PA
Hummer entry
Program: Similar to the PA's Hummer, acquired in the '90s


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M-35 6x6 Truck
Main specs, see PA M-35 entry
Program: Similar to the PA's M35 trucks.


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CMC Cruiser Jeeps
Main specs, see PA
Cruiser entry
Program: Similar to the PA's Cruiser jeeps.


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Delta Motors Mini-cruiser Jeeps
Main specs, see PA
Mini-cruiser entry
Program: Similar to the PA's Mini-cruiser jeeps.



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Aircrafts

Cessna model 152
Type:
Wings:
Fuselage:
Tail unit:
Landing gear:
Accommodation:
Powerplant:
Systems:
Avionics and equipment:
Dimensions, External
Wing span:
Length, overall:
Height, overall:
Areas
Wings, gross:
Weights and loadings
Weight, empty, equipped:
Typical mission weights
Max T-O weight:
Performance
Never exceed speed:
Max cruising speed:
Stalling speed:
Rate of climb:
Service ceiling:
T-O run:
Landing run:
Combat radius:
Range:
Weapon systems:
Program:


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Eurocopter/Aerospatiale AS.350 'Ecureuil'
Type:
Six-seat Utility Helicopter
Origin:
France
Similar aircraft:
Design Features:
Conventional pod-and-boom design with power plant above cabin; fin, underfin and twin horizontal stabilising surfaces. Starflex bearingless glass fiber main rotor head; all versions now have lifting section composites main rotor blades. Main rotor turns at 394 rpm, tail rotor at 2,086 rpm.
Flying Controls:
Single fully powered controls with accumulators to delay manual reversion following hydraulic failure until airspeed can be reduced; cyclic trim by adjustable stick friction; inverted aerofoil tailplane to adjust pitch attitude m climb, cruise and descent; saucer fairing on rotor head to smooth wake, swept fins above and below tail. Variety of autosiabiliseis and autopilots available.
Structure:
Main rotor head and much of airframe of glass fiber and aramids; main rotor blades automatically manufactured in composites; self-sealing composites fuel tank in military versions.
Landing Gear:
Steel tube skid type. Taller version standard on military aircraft. Emergency flotation gear optional.
Powerplant:
[AS 350B2] One 546 kW Turbomeca Arriel 1D1 with transmission rated at 440 kW for T-O; [AS 35OB3/AS 550C3] One 632 kW Turbomeca Arriel 2B turbine engine controlled by FADEC, with transmission rated at 500 kW for T-O; [AS 350D] AlliedSignal LTS101 sold only in USA. Plastics fuel tank (self-sealing on AS 550) with capacity of 540 litres. Optional 475 litre auxiliary tank in cabin. Soloy offers conversion using Rolls-Royce 250-C30M turboshaft.
Accomodation
Two individual bucket seats at front of cabin and four-place rear bench standard, optional two-place front bench seat; optional ambulance layout; large forward-hinged door on each side of versions for civil use. Optional sliding door at rear of cabin on port side; (sliding doors standard on military version); baggage compartment aft of cabin, with full-width upward-hinged door on starboard side; top of baggage compartment reinforced to provide work platform on each side.
Systems:
Hydraulic system includes four single-body servo units, operating at 40 bar pressure, and accumulators to delay reversion to manual control; electrical system includes a 4.5 kW engine-driven starter/ generator, a 24V 16Ah Ni/Cd battery and a ground power receptacle; cabin air conditioning system optional.
Avionics:
Comms:
VHF/AM radios, HF/SSB transponder and ICS.
Flight:
VOR/ILS, ADF, marker beacon receiver and DME. SFIM PA 85T31 (IFR), GPS; full-colour LCD VEMD (vehicle and engine multifunction display) on AS 350B3 and AS 550C3.
Equipment:
Options include 907 kg capacity cargo sling (1,160 kg for AS 350B2/550, 1,400 kg on AS 350B3), 135 kg capacity electric hoist (optional 204kg on AS 350B3), a TV camera for aerial filming, SX-16 searchlight, Wescam and FLIR observation systems, and a 735 liter Simplex agricultural spraytank and boom system.
Dimensions, external
Main rotor diameter:
10.69 m (35' 0.9")
Tail rotor diameter:
Length:
10.93 m (35' 10.5")
Height:
3.34 m (10' 11.5")
Areas
Main rotor disc:
Tail rotor disc:
Weights and loadings
Weight, empty, equipped:
1,382 kg (3,046 lb)
Typical mission weights
Max T-O weight:
2,540 kg (5,600 lb)
Performance
Maximum speed:
225 kph (121 knts; 140 mph)
Cruising speed:
230 kph (124.19 knts; 142.92 mph)
Stalling speed:
Max rate of climb at S/L:
Service ceiling:
4,750 m (15,584')
Hovering ceiling IGE:
2,500 m (8,202')
Hovering ceiling OGE:
1,860 m (6,102')
Operational radius:
Range:
722 km (448 mi)
Weapon systems:
[AS 550C3] Provision for wide range of weapons on two hardpoints, including 20 mm Giat M621 gun, FN Herstal TMP twin 7.62 mm and 12.7 mm machine gun pods. Thomson Brandt 68.12 launchers for twelve 68 mm rockets, Forges de Zeebrugge launchers for seven 70 mm rockets, torpedoes and ESCO HeliTOW anti-Tank missile system.
PNP weapon systems: None.
Program:
Three units in roster.

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Eurocopter/Messeschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm GmbH BO-105CB
Main specs, see
PN BO-105 entry
Program: Similar to the PAF and PN's BO-105Cs, three units acquired in the 80's, with two units reportedly armed with skid .50 cal HMGs and a recoiless rifle, but was removed since then.


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Robinsons R.44 'Raven II'
Type:
Four-seat helicopter
Origin:
USA
Similar aircraft:
R.22
Design Features:
New design, incorporating general configuration (but larger cabin) and some proven concepts of R22; designed to requirements of FAR Pt 27; features for comfort and safety include electronic throttle governor to reduce pilot workload by controlling rotor and engine rpm during normal operations, rotor brake, advanced warning devices, automatic clutch engagement to simplify and reduce start-up procedure and reduce chance of overspeed, T-bar pistol grip cyclic control, and crashworthy features including energy-absorbing landing gear and lap/shoulder strap restraints designed for high forward g loads. High reliability and low maintenance; patented rotor design with tri-hinge (see R22); low noise levels.
Flying Controls:
Conventional, with Robinson central cyclic stick; rpm governor; rotor brake standard; left-hand collective lever and pedals removable.
Landing Gear:
Fixed skids; or, on R44 Clipper I, twin utility floats; or, on R44 Clipper II, twin utility floats, or pop-out helium floats, which inflate in 2 seconds.
Powerplant:
One 224 kW Textron Lycoming IO-540 AE1A5 flat-six engine, derated to 183 kW for 5 minutes, 153 kW maximum continuous. Standard fuel capacity 116 litees in tank on port side; optional 69 litees in starboard tank. No transmission limit; transmission TBO 2,200 hours or 12 years.
Accomodation:
Four persons seated 2 + 2. Baggage stowage beneath each seat. Dual controls. Cabin heated and ventilated. Tinted windscreen and door windows.
Avionics:
Comms:
Bendix/King KY 196A VHF radio; KT 76C transponder with Mode C altitude encoder; and NAT AA 80 intercom system with floor and hand switches. Options include Garmin 420 GPS/COM; Garmin 430 GPS/COM/VOR/LOC/GS with 106A CDI; Pointer 3000-10 or 4000-10 (Canadian spec) ELT; NAT AA 12 intercom controller; and David Clark H10-13H or Bose Series X headsets.
Flight:
Garmin 150XL, and 400 GPS optional.
Instrumentation:
Standard equipment includes ASI; VSI, rotor/engine dual tachometer; sensitive altimeter, magnetic compass; digital OAT gauge; CHT gauge; oil temperature and pressure gauges; ammeter; hours meter; manifold pressure gauge; quartz clock; and warning lights for low voltage, low oil pressure, low fuel, low rotor rpm and horn, main gearbox temperature, main and tail rotor gearbox chips, starter engaged, and rotor brake engaged. Optional instruments include BFG (AIM) 1100 artificial horizon with/without slip indicator; BFG (AIM) 205-1A DG; turn co-ordinator; PAI-700 vertical compass (replaces standard compass); United Instruments IVSI (replaces standard VSI); LC-2 digital clock (replaces standard clock); and millibar altimeter.
Equipment:
Standard equipment includes rotor brake; tinted windscreen and windows; belly hardpoint; dual landing lights; navigation, panel and map lights; anti-collision light; ground handling wheels; tow cart adapter, rotor blade tie-downs; and windscreen cover. Optional equipment includes three-cylinder engine priming system; RHC oil filter; observation bubble windows; cabin heater/ defogger; metallic base or trim exterior colours; and leather seats.
Dimensions, external
Main rotor diameter:

Tail rotor diameter:
Length:

Height:

Areas
Main rotor disc:
Tail rotor disc:
Weights and loadings
Weight, empty, equipped:

Typical mission weights
Max T-O weight:

Performance
Maximum speed:
Max cruising speed:
Stalling speed:
Max rate of climb at S/L:
Service ceiling:
Hovering ceiling IGE:
Hovering ceiling OGE:
Operational radius:
Range:
Weapon systems:
PNP weapon systems:
None.
Program:
R44 Raven II is the upgraded version introduced in June 2002. FAA certification 10 October 2002; first deliveries November 2002. Features a Textron Lycoming IO-540 engine, 28V 70A electrical system, increased lifting area on main rotor blades, and aerodynamic tip caps on main and tail rotor blades. Total of 124 ordered and 40 delivered by February 2003, including two ENG variants. As described.
R44 Police Helicopter is a specially modified Raven II for law enforcement, with Inframetrics 445G Mk II IR sensor, TV camera and x7 zoom lens mounted in gyrostabilised nose turret; LCD video monitor; Spectrolab SX-5E 15 to 20 million candlepower searchlight; FM radio package; bubble door windows; Bendix/King KFM 985 dual-band transceiver, KY 196A VHF, II Morrow Apollo SL-60 standby comms, KT 76C transponder, 28V electrical system and extended landing gear struts. Empty weight, equipped, approx 715kg. Certified July 1997; first customer El Monte Police Agency of Los Angeles.

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