As at the time of writing this, there are currently 27 military attack helicopters in the world. Out of this twenty-seven there are those that are very lethal and capable of causing some massive destruction.
Today we are gonna be looking at the top 5 most powerful and devastating attack Helicopters in the world
5. Eurocopter Tiger (France/Germany)
The Eurocopter was developed by France and Germany combined, it was brought into service in 2002. The Helicopter comes with a four blade rotor and a twin-engine.
Talking about it weapons, the Eurocopter comes with a Four stringer short range air-to-air anti-tank missile, a 30 mm cannon and a 68×68 mm rocket.
4. Mil Mi-28 Havoc (Russia)
This Russian bird of destruction came into service in 2006 and is fitted with two heavily-armoured cockpits. It carries an eight Ataka anti-armor missiles together with a rocket pod. It is said to be one of the most armoured helicopter ever.
3. Kamov Ka-52 Hokum-B (Russia)
Another Russian helicopter, the Kamov Ka-52 is considered one of the fastest combat helicopters in the world. Capable of operating in all weather, the Helicopter is also one of the most maneuverable helicopters in the world.
It carries a 30-mm cannon, an anti-tank missile and some unguided rockets.
2. Bell AH-1Z Viper (USA)
From mere looking at it, it pretty obvious that this is the helicopter that flies with the most advanced aircraft weapons in the world. It comes with every military grade gadgets you could possibly think of.
Along with all those tech, it carries a 20-mm three-barrel cannon, 16 Hellfire anti-tank guided missiles. It also holds pods for unguided rockets and air-to-air missile.
1. Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian (USA)
The apache has held the number 1 spot for over a while now and it given that position because of the level of destruction that could be carried ou by the air-devil.
You can’t call any combat helicopter without mentioning the four-bladed apache. It comes with a twin-turboshaft, a tailwheel-type landing gear and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew.
With an incredible speed of 300Km/h the apache carries a 30-mm cannon and a 16 AGM-114L Hellfire. That not all, it also carries 2 anti-tank missiles, two AIM-9 Sidewinder and air-to-air missile and an anti-radiation missile.
All of these is what makes the Apache the most lethal and dangerous attack military helicopter ever built.
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