AH-1 Series Cobra Attack Helicopter

The AH-1 Cobra is the Army's older attack helicopter. The version deployed to Southwest Asia was the AH-1F Most systems of the AH-1F have been upgraded to about the level of the AH-64A Apache. Improvements include a more powerful engine and new or enhanced systems for fire control, thermal imaging, radar jamming, and infrared countermeasures.

Length: 53.1 feet with rotors
Wingspan: 10.8 feet
Width: 3.3 feet
Height: 13.4 feet
Weight: 5 tons
Speed: 195 miles per hour
Range: 315 miles
Crew: 2

ARMAMENT (various combinations)
TOW rnissiles
Hydra 70 rockets
20-mm. cannon

Line Drawing: AH-1F

page created 11 June 2001

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