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    Bell AH-1W Super Cobra



    • Bell AH-1W Super Cobra
    • Bell AH-1W Super Cobra

    First delivered on 27 Mar 1986, the USMC retired its last AH-1W Super Cobra at the end of Sep 2020 after 34 years of service.
    Some USMC AH-1W still fly on, re-manufactured as the AH-1Z Viper.

    AH-1W Super Cobra News

    Twenty-Four Refurbished AH-1W Super Cobras for Bahrain, 31-Mar-23 : #SuperCobra US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Bahrain of 24 ex-Marines Bell AH-1W Super Cobra as Excess Defense Article (EDA) . The helicopters will be refurbished at a cost of $ 350M before delivery

    Marines Retire AH-1W After 34 Years of Service, 19-Oct-20 : #SuperCobra The USMC retired the Bell AH-1W Super Cobra gunship after 900,000 flight hours and 34 years of service. Bell delivered 179 helicopters (originally known as AH-1T+) between 1986 and 1999

    Camp Pendleton Last AH-1W Super Cobra, 26-Jul-18 : #aircraft Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) Site Camp Pendleton inducted the last Bell AH-1W Super Cobra to undergo the Integrated Maintenance Program (IMP) to keep it mission-ready but in storage

    HMLAT-303 Says Farewell to Their Last AH-1W, 06-Feb-18 : USMC training squadron HMLAT-303 transitioned from the AH-1W to the AH-1Z Viper and flew their last Super Cobra to the boneyard in Arizona

    List of Operators of Bell AH-1W Super Cobra

    From Organisation with model AH-1W Super Cobra
    usa US Marine Corps
        209 AH-1 Cobra 530 1968/   
    taiwan Taiwan Army
        63 1995/   
    turkey Türk Kara Kuvvetleri
        10 1995/   
    bahrain Royal Bahraini Air Force
    Construction Numbers on database of AH-1W Super Cobra


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