25 May '12, 3pm

Introducing Iran’s Newest Attack Helos, Wait a Second… | Defense Tech

Introducing Iran’s Newest Attack Helos, Wait a Second… | Defense Tech

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army plans to unveil and put into operation Iran’s first home-made Cobra chopper in special wargames of the Army’s Airborne unit in the near future, a senior commander announced on Wednesday. Speaking to FNA, Lieutenant Commander of the Army’s Ground Force Brigadier General Kioumars Heidari said that the unit would unveil the national military chopper in the special airborne exercises to be held in the near future. As regards the capabilities of the national chopper, the commander stated, “The chopper is an advanced generation of Model 209, or Cobra, choppers which is also equipped with different types of home-made caliber guns, rockets and missiles.” “All the phases of designing and manufacturing of the chopper have been done inside the country and the helicopter enjoys some capabilities which make it preferable to Apache Choppers,” Heidari said....

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