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Bell 407

Country of Origin: USA


The Bell 407 ARH is intended to replace and outperform the Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior as an aerial scout and armed escort for ground units. It is a combat-modified version of Bell's commercial 407 and able to deploy rapidly from a C-130 cargo transport.


In service in Iraq.

The U.S. Army awarded a $210 million contract to Bell in July 2005 to launch a three-year system development and demonstration phase. Bell Helicopter was ultimately to provide the Army with 368 armed...

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