Bell 209 AH-1 Cobra

Bell AH-1S Cobra

1976







Model



The US Army upgraded the AH-1G (and its modernization AH-1Q and AH-1R ) with a three step program called AH-1S.

- Production AH-1S ( AH-1S Prod ) : 100 new built in 1977/78 with a seven-plane semiflat crew canopy and TOW missiles. Redesignated AH-1P

- AH-1S Upgunned : 98 new built in 1978/79 equipped with the Enhanced Cobra Armament System (ECAS). Redesignated AH-1E

- AH-1S Modernized : 140 new built in 1979/81 and 387 conv from AH-1G/Q/R. Redesignated AH-1F




List of Operators of Bell AH-1S Cobra


From Organisation with model AH-1S Cobra
1967
usa US Army Aviation
    209 AH-1 Cobra 1967/99
1974
israel Heil Ha'Avir
    209 AH-1 Cobra 1974/14
1984
pakistan Pakistan Army Aviation
    54 1984/   
1988
south korea Daehanminguk Yuk-gun
    81 1988/   
1990
thailand Royal Thai Army
    209 AH-1 Cobra 8 1990/   
2003
usa US Forest Service
    209 AH-1 Cobra 2003/   
Construction Numbers on database of AH-1S Cobra

34ah-1s