Specifications for the
Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
Focus Model: Bell AH-1W SuperCobra
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1971
Production Total: 1,271
Length: 45.51 ft (13.87 m)
Width: 47.90 ft (14.60 m)
Height: 14.57ft (4.44 m)
Weight (Empty): 10,919 lb (4,953 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 14,749 lb (6,690 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x General Electric T700-GE-401 Turboshafts developing 1,723 shaft horsepower while driving two-blade main and two-blade tail rotors.
Maximum Speed: 173 mph (278 kmh; 150 kts)
Maximum Range: 365 miles (587 km)
Service Ceiling: 13,999 ft (4,267 m; 2.7 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 800 feet-per-minute (244 m/min)
1 x 20mm 3-barreled Gatling gun in powered chin turret.
8 x Hughes TOW anti-tank missiles (quad launcher on outboard wing station).
8 x AGM-114 Hellfire anti-armor missiles (quad launcher on outboard wing station).
2 x AIM-9L short-range air-to-air missiles
2 x AGM-122A Sidearm air-to-surface anti-radiation missiles.
2 x 2.75in 7-Shot Munition Dispensing/HE Rocket Pods
2 x 2.75in 19-Shot Munition Dispensing/HE Rocket Pods
2 x 7.62mm Machine Gun pods
Also support for Fuel Air Explosive and Conventional Drop Bombs as required as well as external fuel tanks for improved range.
AH-1J "SeaCobra" - Base Twin Engine Model
South Korea; Taiwan; Turkey; United States