The IAI Arava is a light STOL utility transport aircraft.
It is IAI’s first indigenously-developed aircraft design to enter production.
Military transport version
Modified, variant with winglets and an APU
Proposed jet-powered version, not built.
Proposed Turbomeca Astazou powered variant, not built.
Proposed larger variant with PT-6A engines, not built.
The military version could also be equipped with a range of weapons, in order to act in anti-submarine or gunship roles.
The weapon configuration could include two machine guns in fuselage side packs (usually 0.5″ Browning), plus a third gun on the rear fuselage, and two pods containing 6 x 82 mm rocket pods or torpedoes or sonar buoys on the fuselage sides.
Another less known military version is the 202B Electronic warfare model.
This version was made in small numbers, and had distinct large radomes at each end of the fuselage.
The radomes contained the Electronic Warfare mission systems.