In this post, we have sorted the special category of Helicopters, primarily those of Assault and Attack Helicopters that have always been the class apart when it comes to attacking missions or counter-attack possibilities. Though there has been a long selection, some of these beast machines are really the bosses in the war front. Almost all frontier nations across the world have few of the best helicopters in their fleet that has also been considered as the pivotal defense strength of these nations. In the last two decades, the world has seen some of the best choices of Helicopters that have been equipped with intelligent systems and facilities that have never been seen before. Let us have a review of the best of the helicopters to hit the skies in the past year.
1. Agusta A 129/T-129
The Agusta A129/T-29 is a series of helicopters originally designed and produced by Agusta in Italy and also has been renowned as first attack helicopter to be designed and produced completely in Western Europe.The raptor features twin-engine with multi-role and all-weather attack facilities based on the Agusta A129 Mangusta platform that forms the primary design.
The Chinese Thunderbolt that shook the skies in Asia. Z-10 is designed and built by Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation with inputs from Russian Kamov Design Bureau and was first of the classics in the sky that flew in 2003. The Z-10 is similar to other attack helicopters such s the likes of Apache, Havoc, and Augusta
3. AH-2 Rooivalk
With a top speed of 309 km/h, AH-2 Rooivalk is one of the finest of helicopters in service with the South African Air Force Built with exceptional features that is truly beyond the best of options across the world.The AH-2 Rooivalk is brilliant in the harsh African conditions, with total options suited for reconnaissance operations, escorts and anti-armor operations.
4. AH-1W Super Cobra
One of the better of the Sea Helicopters from the United States, The AH-1 SuperCobra is a twin-engine attack raptor from the reinforcements of the United States Army single-engine AH-1 Cobra. With the top speed of 282 km/h and length of 18 meters, the AH-1W Super Cobra is an elegant member of Huey family that includes the AH-1J SeaCobra, and the AH-1T Improved SeaCobra. Manufactured and assembled by Bell , the AH-1T Super Cobra is believed to be the backbone of the United States Army.
5. AH-1Z Viper
AH-1Z Viper with compatible reserves and substitutes makes one heck of a stealth machine. With improved features and classic options such as destined sensors and other facilities, theAh-1z Viper features some of the finest features to get on an assault mission.
6. MI-28H Havoc
The versatile and dynamic Russian Mi-28 is a total assault machine suited for all-weather, day-night military operations with , optimized as a gunship and transport option. With a top speed of 324 km/h, the MI-28H Havoc is a total Russian legend and one of the most used helicopters in the Russian Army.
7. Eurocopter Tiger
The improvised variant of Eurocopter was developed as one of the few four bladed helicopters with twin engine that packs an awesome top speed of 800 kilometers. The specialized Helicopter is suited for war zones and rescue operations with the total reserves for an ultimate choice in lightweight helicopters in the world.
8. MI-28N Havoc
The Russian Raptor that has been one of the most powerful combat machines recently. The CAIC Z-10 (Chinese: 直-10 for 直升机), also called WZ-10, is an attack helicopter developed by the People’s Republic of China. It is designed primarily for anti-tank warfare missions but has the secondary air-to-air capability as well. It was designed by Kamov design bureau of Russia under a contract with the Chinese government.
9. Kamov KA-50/KA-52
The single seater and deadly helicopter from Russia is an ultimate war machine exclusively built for military operations with day/night operation and firepower with anti-missile shield and interceptors included to make these machines indestructible in close combat.
10. AH-64D Apache Long Bow
Undoubtedly, the best helicopter in the world, the AH-64 D Apache Long Bow from the Boeing is truly a class apart. The raptor leaves behind the finest of the contenders in the world with deadly stealth and firepower with all the reserves to operate on any terrain across the world.
Helicopters will forever remain the best choices in combat, and over the years, there have been more reserves by the likes of Chinook series that has led the revolution in warfare, especially dealing with harsh and intolerable terrains and landscapes.