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Agusta A129 Mangusta Helicopter Models

Explore our collection of diecast models of the Agusta A129 Mangusta - Advanced, Combat-Ready, and Collectible Helicopter Models.

The Agusta A129 Mangusta, developed by the Italian company Agusta, is notable for being the first attack helicopter to be designed and produced wholly in Western Europe. The A129 Mangusta (Mongoose) is a versatile and agile aircraft, equipped for a range of combat scenarios.

Introduced in the late 1980s, the A129 features a tandem-seat configuration, with advanced avionics and weapon systems for its primary role in anti-armor warfare. It is armed with a nose-mounted cannon, anti-tank missiles, and rocket pods. The Mangusta has undergone various upgrades over its service life, enhancing its capabilities in electronic warfare, fire control, and survivability. Its variants include the A129 International, which offers improved avionics and engine performance. The Agusta A129 Mangusta's role as a pioneering European attack helicopter and its continued use in modern military operations make it a subject of great interest for military aviation enthusiasts and model collectors, particularly those with a focus on the evolution of rotary-wing combat aircraft.