AH-1Z Viper Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters


Country of Origin: USA

The AH-1Z Viper is the latest version of the venerable AH-1 Cobra design. Under the H-1 program, which includes the latest UH-1Y Venom, The Marine Corps fleet of 180 AH-1W Super Cobra and 100 UH-1N utility helicopters were originally to be remanufactured to an advanced four-bladed configuration, which will operate beyond 2020. In 2008, the Marine Corps decided to buy new-build helicopters, as well. Plans call for the acquisition of 189 AH-1Z helicopters, including 131 remanufactured...

 

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