AH-1Z SuperCobra

Country of Origin: United States
Image courtesy of the United States Navy; click on image to display larger version

Type: Attack helicopter Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron
Armor Material: Aluminum, composites in rotor blades Armor Thickness: n/a
Length: 17.68 m (overall) Rotor Diameter: 14.63 m
Weight: 6790 kg (max takeoff weight) Maximum Speed: 352 kph
Powerplant: 2 x T700-GE-401 turboshafts Horsepower: 3200 total shp

Size: 6 Total Actions: 2

Weapon Code Arc S M L EX Acc FC Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
M197 3-bbl 20mm autocannon LAAC F 2 4 8 16 0 0 x8 1 +6 - 750
Total of 4 available external hardpoints (use per rules in Technical Manual Second Edition, p. 149 and Banzaidyne New Perks and Flaws)

Primary Movement: Flight 0/10/12 (360 kph) Secondary Movement: N/A
Maneuver: +1 Armor: 7 / 14 / 21

Crew: 2 (Pilot, Gunner) Deployment Range: 635 km
Sensors: +1 / 2 km ground, 20 km air Communications: +1 / 20 km ground, 200 km air
Perks: Backup Communications, Backup Fire Control, Chaff/Flare Dispensers (Rating 2, 60 shots, AUX), ECM (IR jammers, Rating 2, AUX), Hostile Environment Protection (Desert), Reinforced Crew Compartment, Rugged Movement System, Target Designator (base range: 5 hexes, AUX) Flaws: Cannot Glide, Maximum Ceiling (5000 m)
Defects: None Lemon Dice: 2

The Hostile Environment Protection (Desert) Perk represents the seals and preventative treatments applied to the Viper to protect the airframe from saltwater corrosion. These measures also work well in keeping sand out of the aircraft.
The stats above are only for the basic AH-1Z airframe; a variety of external stores can be carried.
A typical load of 8 AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and 2 19-tube 2.75" rocket launchers is represented in game stats as HATM w 8 rounds (arc FF) and 2 MRP/18s w 36 rockets (arc FF).

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