Changhe Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG) has developed Chinese Z-18F Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter for  People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). Z-18F Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter is based on Z-18 transport helicopter which was designed to replace production line of old Z-8/French SA-321 Super Frelon. 

Chinese Z-18F Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter  is equipped with arge surface search radar under its nose for 360 degree coverage. It also carries  FLIR/TV turret was relocated to the starboard side.

Z-18F Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter will also carry sonobuoys and 324mm torpedos. Z-18 transport helicopter is military version of AC313 design which featured new redesigned lower fuselage and improved engines.