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  • Del'd: 530 - 1968 to present





    Helicopters

    US Marine Corps 209 AH-1 Cobra


  • 1968 - 38 US Army AH-1G handed over to Marines and retaining Army serials
  • May68 - AH-1J Sea Cobra twin engine variant ordered by USMC
  • 18apr69 - Marines AH-1G operational in Vietnam. VMO-2 will remain until December
  • 14oct69 - First twin engine AH-1J Sea Cobra rolled out at the Bell factory
  • Dec69 - HML-367 replaced VMO-2 in Vietnam and remain until May 1971
  • 1970 - First 4 AH-1J delivered to the Naval Air Test Center at Patuxent River
  • 18feb71 - First 4 AH-1J arrived in Vietnam within HML-367
  • 1974 - Last 2 AH-1J conv to AH-1T whilst on production line

    AH-1G survivors went to HMA-169 (Sep71-Aug76) and HMA-773 (Sep71-Nov78) and then they were returned to the Army.

    BuNos 157204 - 157241 (38) AH-1G Huey Cobra US Army
    BuNos 157757 - 157805 (49) AH-1J Sea Cobra ( May68 )
    BuNos 159210 - 159229 (20) AH-1J Sea Cobra ( last 2 conv AH-1T )
    BuNos 160105 - 160114 (10) AH-1J Sea Cobra
    BuNos 160115 - 160119 (5) cancelled AH-1J Sea Cobra
    BuNos 160742 - 160748 ( 7) AH-1T Sea Cobra
    BuNos 160797 - 160826 (30) AH-1T Sea Cobra
    BuNos 161015 - 161022 ( 8) AH-1T Sea Cobra

    Following 179 new-built AH-1W plus 43 upgrades.

    BuNos 162532 - 162553 (22 c/n 26201 - 26222) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 162554 - 162575 (22 c/n 26223 - 26244) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 163921 - 163954 (34) AH-1W Super Cobra, some for Turkey
    BuNos 164572 - 164578 ( 7) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 164586 - 164596 (11) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 164913 - 164938 (26) AH-1W Super Cobra, for Taiwan as 501 - 526
    BuNos 165037 - 165056 (20) AH-1W Super Cobra, some for Turkey
    BuNo 165097 ( 1 c/n 26298) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 165271 - 165292 (22 c/n 26319 - 26340) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 165317 - 165333 (16) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 165334 - 165341 (8) AH-1W Super Cobra Taiwan as 527 - 534
    BuNos 165358 - 165369 (12 c/n 26358 - 26369) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 165370 - 165377 ( 8) AH-1W Super Cobra Taiwan as 535 - 542
    BuNos 165392 - 165396 ( 5) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 165445 - 165450 ( 6) AH-1W Super Cobra
    BuNos 165545 - 165565 (21) AH-1W Super Cobra

    Continue with the AH-1Z (189)

    BuNos 166477 - 166479 ( 3) AH-1Z Super Cobra
    BuNos 166759 - 166761 ( 3) AH-1Z Super Cobra
    BuNo 166774 (1) AH-1Z Super Cobra
    BuNo 167809 (1) AH-1Z Super Cobra


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    News


    Bell Delivered the Last AH-1Z to the Marines, 02-Nov-22 : #Viper Bell delivered the 189th and last AH-1Z Viper gunship helicopter to the US Marine Corps (USMC) from a program started in 2000

    Marines Deactivates HMLA-367, 26-Apr-22 : #Scarface The U.S. Marine Corps deactivated Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron HMLA-367 “Scarface” at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. 27 Bell UH-1Z Venom and AH-1Z Viper are leaving the island

    Marines AH-1Z Test JAGM Missile, 04-Dec-21 : #JAGM Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron VMX-1 tested the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) from Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida

    Marines Training in Colorado Rocky Mountains, 30-Nov-21 : #Colorado AH-1Z and UH-1Y helicopters from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron HMLA 269 trained in Lamar, Colorado for the upcoming exercise Cold Response in Norway

    100th AH-1Z On-Time Delivery to US Marines, 15-Sep-21 : #Viper Bell completes 100th consecutive On-Time delivery of AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters to the U.S. Marines

    Marine Aviator 2021 for HMLA-367 Pilot, 02-Jul-21 : #MarineAviator Captian Joshua Hazeldean a pilot from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron HMLA-367 “Scarface” wins the 2021 Marine Aviator of the Year Alfred A. Cunningham Award

    First Flight of USMC AH-1Z with Link-16, 08-Jun-21 : #Link16 Bell and Northrop Grumman integrated the Link-16 datalink into the US Marine Corps Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters.

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