The Z-9EC is a ship-borne anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter. It is mainly equipped with advanced dipping sonar system, torpedo and searching radar for anti-submarine mission. In addition, it can be used for search and rescue (SAR) missions.

The Z-9EC is a 4-ton class helicopter powered by two Turbomeca Arriel 2C turbo-shaft engines. It features composite material airframe, spacious cabin, large load and high performance. Equipped with sophisticated target detection system, weapon system and avionics system, the Z-9EC is of powerful combat capability.

The Z-9EC is a proven light ASW helicopter. It can meet the demanding requirements of modern naval battles.