Armed and Dangerous: Chinese Z-18F Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) has been spotted with two Yu-7K lightweight torpedoes for the first time. The Z-18F Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) helicopter is new generation Anti-Submarine Warfare and Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW) helicopter developed by Changhe Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG) to meet requirement of ASW helicopter for Peoples Liberation Army Navy It will be capable of operating from destroyers and aircraft carriers to to track and destroy submarines.
The Z-18F ASW helicopters are fitted with large radar dome under its nose for 360 degrees search and tracking of maritime targets. Helicopter also is equipped with Loong EYE series electro-optic / infra-red sensor and dipping sonar.
The Z-18F Sea Eagle can also carry YJ-9 anti-ship missiles for anti-surface warfare (ASuW) role.