CH-146 Griffon fact sheet

The CH-146 Griffon utility tactical-transport helicopter supports the tactical transportation of troops and materiel as well as search and rescue operations, surveillance and reconnaissance, training, casualty evacuations and counter-drug operations.

The Griffon features GPS-satellite navigation and Doppler-radar systems. It can also be fitted with a variety of equipment, including self-defence weapons, a powerful searchlight, and a hoist to extract people and cargo from almost any terrain.

Length 17.1 m
Rotor span 14 m
Height 4.6 m
Maximum gross weight 5,400 kg
Maximum speed 260 km/h
Range 656 km
Locations
  • Bagotville, Que.
  • Borden, Ont.
  • Cold Lake, Alta.
  • Edmonton, Alta.
  • Gagetown, N.B.
  • Goose Bay, N.L.
  • Petawawa, Ont.
  • Saint-Hubert, Que.
  • Trenton, Ont.
  • Valcartier, Que.
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