Discovering the AH-1Z Viper: The Most Advanced Attack Helicopter in the World

The AH-1Z Viper is the Marine Corps’ priмary rotor-wing ground аttасk aircraft.

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The AH-1Z аttасk helicopter proʋides rotary wing close air support, anti-arмor, агмed escort, агмed ʋisual reconnaissance and fігe support coordination capaƄilities under day night, and аdⱱeгѕe weather conditions.

The AH-1Z Vipers is fielded in Marine Light аttасk Helicopter Squadrons, or HMLAs.

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The AH-1Z Viper is an advanced attack helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It is a twin-engine helicopter with a four-bladed rotor system and is primarily used by the United States Marine Corps.

The AH-1Z Viper is an upgraded version of the AH-1W Super Cobra, featuring an improved airframe, avionics, and weapons systems. It has a maximum speed of 255 knots (293 mph) and a range of 370 nautical miles (426 miles).

The helicopter is armed with a 20mm M197 Gatling gun, which is capable of firing up to 1,200 rounds per minute. It can also be equipped with a variety of air-to-ground missiles, such as the AGM-114 Hellfire missile, as well as rockets and bombs.

The AH-1Z Viper has a crew of two, including a pilot and a co-pilot/gunner. It features a modern cockpit with advanced avionics, including a digital moving map display, a helmet-mounted sight display, and a night vision system.

In addition to its attack capabilities, the AH-1Z Viper can also perform reconnaissance missions with its built-in sensor suite, including a laser designator and targeting system.

The AH-1Z Viper has been in service with the US Marine Corps since 2010 and has also been exported to other countries, including Bahrain and Pakistan. It has seen action in various conflicts, including the War in Afghanistan and the War on Terror.

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