FZ225

FZ225 is a lightweight composite material high-drag, straight cylindrical 19-tube reusable launcher designed for helicopter use. The FZ225 is equipped with removable universal dual purpose FZ125 detent mechanism enabling to fire FFAR and WA rockets.

It can be fitted with an optional removable rear fairing.

Reference data

  • Document reference : STB M0225 FZ225 Technical requirement specification
  • NATO Stock Number (NSN) : 1340-13-117-7726

Mechanical characteristics

The FZ225 rocket launcher system includes a nineteen (19) tube rocket composite central section with equipped with a Launcher Interface Unit (LIU).

  • Outer diameter : 402 mm
  • Overall length : 1668 mm
  • Total mass (empty) : 45 kg

Mechanical interface 

  • 14'' NATO standard suspension lugs

Performances

  • Firing mode : ripple / single
  • Intervallometry : 80 ms (minimum)
  • Dual purpose : designed for firing both types of FZ 2.75" FZ FFAR and WA rocket motors
  • Rocket warheads : designed for firing all types of conventional 2.75" FZ rocket warheads equipped with a remote set fuze