This list contains the Top Ten Best Attack Helicopters in the World.
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The Z-10 has an altitude ceiling of nearly 20,000 feet and carries capable anti-tank missiles, TY-90 air-to-air missiles, and a 30mm cannon. The Z-10 was originally considered a triumph of the Chinese defense industry, but it was actually designed by Russian manufacturer Kamov, the company behind the Ka-52 and Ka-50.
The Mi-24 carries understrength anti-tank missiles by modern standards, but it’s great against infantry. Multiple machine guns up to 30mm chew up enemy troops while thick armor grants near-immunity from ground fire up to .50-cal. It also doubles as a transport, carrying up to eight infantrymen or four litters.
The AH-2 is a South African helicopter that uses a stealthy design, electronic countermeasures, and armor to survive threats on the battlefield. While it’s there, it fires a 20mm cannon, TOW or ZT-6 Mokopa anti-tank missiles, or rockets at its enemies. There are plans for it to gain an air-to-air capability.
This high tech attack helicopter has Bell AH-1 SuperCobra as its mother. The Bell AH-1 SuperCobra is one of those attack helicopters that are built to have dual engine systems. The AH-1W SuperCobra actually has two more helicopter siblings, and these are the AH-1T Improved SeaCobra as well as the AH-1J SeaCobra.
An upgraded version of the Italian A-129, the T-129 is a Turkish helicopter carrying robust UMTAS anti-tank missiles, rockets, and Stinger missiles. Its cannon is relatively small at 20mm, but it can zip around the battlefield at 150 knots, rivaling the newest Apaches.
A heavily upgraded version of the first attack helicopter, the Viper still has a lot of bite. Hellfire missiles destroy enemy tanks and ships while a 20mm cannon picks off dismounts and light vehicles. Sidewinder missiles allow it to engage enemy air from a respectable distance.
This model of great attack helicopter has Eurocopter as its reliable manufacturer. The very first countries that acquired the chance to make use of Eurocopter Tiger are Germany, France, and Spain. Tiger is the name of this attack helicopter when it is used in Germany. On the other hand, Eurocopter Tiger is called Tigre both in Spain and France. What is even the best about this helicopter is the fact that it has dual turboshaft engines (MTU Turbomeca Rolls-Royce MTR390.
The night-capable version of the Mi-28, the “Havoc” carries anti-tank missiles that can pierce a meter of armor. It also has pods for 80mm unguided rockets, five 122mm rockets grenade launchers, 23mm guns, 12.7mm or 7.62mm machine guns, or bombs. It also has a 30mm cannon mounted under its nose.
This Russian attack helicopter has extremely useful and unique coaxial rotor system. This model is just a single-seat one. It is also known as the Black Shark. It was during the 1980s when such helicopter was designed. Moreover, the Russian army got the chance to firstly use it in the year 1995.
This attack helicopter can be used during nighttime or daytime, whatever kind of weather the environment has. The Advanced Attack Helicopter Plan of the US Army is the main reason why AH-64D Apache Long Bow was created by its brilliant manufacturer known as The Boeing. During the Gulf War, this attack helicopter model was considered to be the most powerful one used.
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