Rooivalk AH-2 Denel

The Denel Rooivalk AH-2 combat helicopter is in operational use with the South African Army.

The Denel Rooivalk is one of the world's most advanced combat and attack helicopters. It incorporates cutting-edge weapon technology.

In 1997, FZ 70 mm rocket system consisting of the FZ90 rocket motor, warheads and M159 rocket launcher had been selected for integration on the South African Rooivalk helicopter.

 

70 mm rocket system

Versatile 70 mm unguided rocket system (change of rocket type without change of any fixed part on helicopter).

Roles

  • Attack
  • Ground fire support
  • Escort
  • Armed reconnaissance
  • Air-to-Air combat