The HU-16T is a unique variant of the Turbo Albatross that is being developed specifically for defensive and other special mission applications.  Applications of the HU-16T include:

  • Search and rescue
  • Parachutist deployment (capable of carrying up to 24 parachutists)
  • Surveillance and Border Protection
  • Troop transportation
  • Emergency medical evacuation

The unique operating capabilities of the HU-16T make it ideally suited to a large variety of applications that are not possible by existing land, sea or aerial platforms alone.


In support of military mission requirements, the HU-16T is designed to be outfitted with:

  • Secure communications for theater command and control
  • Overland and maritime search radar
  • State of the art FLIR camera systems
  • Fully integrated defensive aid suites
  • Additional fuel for long range/endurance missions