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Light Attack Helicopter

Definition/Scope: The term Light Attack Helicopter is used to denote a class of helicopters that are able to perform a dual role. Some of the current helicopters in that class are the HH/UH-1N (Huey series), UH-1Y, AH-1W (Cobra series), AH-1z. The roles that can be performed range from command and control, close air support, search and rescue, and fire support missions.



Broader Terms:

Bell Helicopter
Cobra helicopter

Narrower Terms:

AH-1W Super Cobra

Related Terms:

Combat Search And Rescue
command and control aircraft
command and control center
fire support
search and rescue

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