Gunship Helicopters - Armed Support Platforms
The helicopter was eventually armed to become a Gunship - a bridge between the dedicated attack helicopter and armed transport.There are a total of 37 Gunship Helicopters - Armed Support Platforms in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. This listing also includes those base platforms that can be modified for the helicopter gunship role. Also consider our listing of fixed-wing gunships.
The Aerospatiale Alouette II has proven itself to be a commercial success, seeing operation service with dozens of ...
Despite its Cold War-era roots, the Aerospatiale Alouette III remains a multi-purpose light helicopter design....
The lightweight, multi-purpose French Aerospatiale Gazelle helicopter eventually found homes in both the domestic a...
The SA 330 Puma helicopter has gone into operational service with no fewer than 40 military forces worldwide....
The Airbus Helicopters Bo 105 light utility helicopter has seen military and civilian service across the world with...
The Eurocopter AS565 Panther series is a militarized do-everything platform of the base Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin....
The Eurocopter AS550 Fennec series has found a home in the inventories of many military forces around the globe....
The AS332 Super Puma was based on the successful SA 330 Puma design and is a larger aircraft with newer engines....
The Bell CH-146 Griffon utility platform continues its multirole efficiency with the Canadian Armed Forces....
Produced from 1968 until 1998, the Bell Model 212 helicopter found homes in many inventories spanning several globa...
The Bell UH-1 as a helicopter gunship excelled in its given over-battlefield role when pressed into service over Vi...
The Bell UH-1Y Venom - in service with the USMC - is a comprehensive upgrade to the Bell Helicopter UH-1 Huey line....
The Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor demonstrator will be marketed to the U.S. Army for its Future Vertical Lift program....
The CAIC Z-11 light helicopter became the first Chinese helo to be entirely designed on CAD systems - it is based o...
The HAL Dhruv is currently in service with Indian armed forces and has found customers in several countries around ...
The HAL Rudra is an armed and specially-equipped version of the HAL Dhruv intended for the attack helicopter role b...
As with other Cold War-era Chinese military products, the Harbin Z-5 was nothing more than a copy of an existing So...
The Chinese Harbin Z-9 series medium helicopter is a license-produced version of the French Eurocopter Dauphin....
The Light Armed Helicopter product is expected to succeed the aging stocks of MD500 and AH-1 Cobra attack helicopte...
The KUS-VJ is a unmanned rotary-wing gunship platform based on the MD500 and being proposed by Korean Air with tech...
The South Korean government has planned to procure several hundred of the KAI KUH-1 Surion for its Army and Marine ...
The massive AgustaWestland Merlin helicopter is powered by no fewer than three turboshaft engines to achieve the de...
The AgustaWestland AW109 helicopter has gone on to see worldwide use by in both military and civilian roles....
The AgustaWestland AW149 is being developed specifically for the rigors of military service as a medium-lift platfo...
Main versions of the Westland Lynx helicopter covered army and navy service roles that proved the type's adaptabili...
The AH-2 Sabre attack helicopter gunship is a Brazilian Air Force variant of the Russian Mil Mi-35M gunship series ...
The Mil Mi-17 transport helicopter was born from the original Mi-8 series as an improved form....
The Soviet-era Mil Mi-24 Hind series of helicopters can be called on to accomplish a variety of roles in war or pea...
The Mil Mi-35M attack helicopter is billed as a comprehensive upgrade to the earlier Mi-24V Hind attack helicopter ...
Use of the Mil Mi-8 Hip was worldwide with the type being utilized in its military and civilian guises....
The awkward-looking Piasecki H-21 Workhorse series of tandem-rotor transport helicopters was aptly-nicknamed the Fl...
The Sikorsky H-34 Choctaw served with the USAF, US Army, USMC, USN and the USCG during its tenure in American hands...
The Sikorsky S-76, a medium-class hauler, has proven a relative commercial success for Sikorsky Aircraft with over ...
The hugely-successful Sikorsky S-61 platform has been adapted to a wide variety of roles including ASW, SAR, VIP tr...