Rotary wing aircraft
Arma 2 features combat and transportation helicopters of both Western and Eastern provenance. Many of them are capable of serving both gunship and transport roles, their armament consists of mounted machineguns, cannons, rockets and iron bombs.
The AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, two-seat, twin-engine attack helicopter. The Apache is armed with a 30mm chain gun, guided anti-tank missiles and unguided rocket pods on four hardpoints. The chopper uses the double- and triple-redundant aircraft systems to improve survivability for both the aircraft and crew.
The AH-6 is an attack variant of the MH-6 Littlebird helicopter, which both belong to a family of the single-engine light helicopters used for special operations by the US Army since the Vietnam War. The AH-6X Unmanned Little Bird is a modification to be used as a UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle).
The CH-47 Chinook is a versatile, twin-engine, tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopter used by many armies. Its top speed of 315 km/h was faster any comparable helicopter in the 1960s and even many of todays, another key advantage is a comparably high service ceiling, which makes it perfect transport chopper for the Takistani battlefield. The main use of this chopper includes troop movement, artillery emplacement and battlefield resupply.
The Mi-8MTV-3 (Hip in NATO designation) is a multirole helicopter used to resupply armed forces or insert special forces units. It can also be heavily armed with guns and rockets. It is often used for air assault, direct air support, electronic warfare, medevac and search and rescue.
The Mil Mi-24 (NATO reporting name: Hind) is a Russian-made large helicopter gunship also capable of a low-capacity troop transportation. The Mil Mi-24P (NATO reporting name: Hind-D) is a more advanced version of the original Mi-24 designed primarily as a weapons platform.
The Blackhawk is the US Army’s front-line utility helicopter. The Blackhawks performs well in a variety of roles including troop transport, medical evacuation and even the air support. It is capable of carrying 11 combat equipped soldiers or equal load.
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