Bidding documents specifically Section 7 which contains technical specifications of the anti-submarine helicopter for Philippine Navy currently on the bidding process was leaked in the internet.
According to the alleged bidding document, the Department of National Defense is looking for two brand new anti-sub helicopter that have the capability of loading 1800 kgs of cargo. The said aircraft must also be retractable to fit a ship’s hangar with dimension 14.3m by 9.8m by 5.6m. Also, it must be presently utilised by manufacturing country in their navy or marines, or at least by two countries in their navy or marines.
Helicopters must be equipped with 2 torpedo launchers interchangeable with anti-surface missile launcher. It must also have a targeting and armament firing system, also, it must come with underwater sound detector. It must also be capable of executing rescue missions.