U.S. Army experts believe that: the core of the Marine’s tanks of heaven flight – helicopter gunships, “Who lost the advantage of a high tree, whoever can not win.” Russian media said the WZ -10 as China The first heavy attack helicopters, self-developed in some of the important indicators is not inferior to the U.S. military column installed Apache, and even beyond in some areas.
although not yet in service, but the Apaches who, we are still able to guess the WZ -10 tactics.
front and rear ladder layout, the back seat of the driver close to the main rotor drive shaft, and is conducive to the perception of helicopter attitude and flight of 15-30 meters affixed to very important.
Length: 14.15 m
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 7000 kg
power: power of 2284 kilowatts
cruising speed: 285 km / h
range: 800 km
“Red Arrow” anti-tank missiles (bombs weighing 50 kg)
days Yan air-to-air missiles (range of 6 km)
Length: 17.73 m
Max takeoff weight: 10,433 kg
power: power of 2980 kilowatts
cruising speed: 265 km / h
Range: 476 km
Hellfire anti-tank missiles (bombs weighing 49 kg)
“needle” air-to-air missile (4.5 km)
tank killer in the trees
21 century war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, beheading has become a new bright spot, white is a direct blow to the heads of government. The core of the Army on the modern battlefield and iconic equipment no longer ground crawling tanks, but tanks can fly in the sky – armed helicopters.
Gulf War, the U.S. military to mobilize a total of 4,000 aircraft of various types of aircraft, including helicopters, 1677. U.S. Army: the future, the possibility of using the lowest level of the ground maneuver forces over the battle space, fighting the key to victory, “Who lost the advantage of a high tree, whoever can not win.”
WZ -10 although not yet in service, attack helicopters, but the most representative of US-made AH-64 Apache series, and still be able to guess the future of WZ -10 tactics.
massive air strikes
heavy attack helicopter Apache
in 1986 serving in the Gulf War in 1991, fired the first shot of the coalition forces against Iraq. The early hours of January 17, 1991, 22 minutes before the air strikes of Desert Storm, the U.S. military’s eight Apaches in the form of low-level raid destroyed the Iraqi army two important early-warning radar station, open for follow-up air strikes. In the Gulf War, the U.S. military dispatched a total of 277 Apache series of attack helicopters to destroy the Iraqi army tanks and more than 500 vehicles, proving once again that the “tank killer” label.the
subsequent bomber air strikes
beheaded in action
after the Gulf War, the Israeli army Apache’s hidden and precision strike capability to the “tank killer” into “assassin”. March 22, 2004, Israel dispatched an Apache “Longbow” radar for target information, not to expose their location, the enemy launched a surprise attack, firing Hellfire missiles killed ” Maas’ spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. This is the Apache implementation of the most famous “decapitate” the assassination.
main rotor unloaded, freeing the main rotor to produce more thrust
helicopter air combat killer
air-to-air missile TY-90 days Yan, emphasizing light and fast, 360 ° omni-directional emission, is ideal for close-range helicopter fight