DetailsArmy Helicopter _Designed by autodesk ( http://www.123dapp.com/123C-3D-Model/Fighter-Helicopter/1186214 ) _An attack helicopter is a military helicopter with the primary role of an attack aircraft, with the capability of engaging targets on the ground, such as enemy infantry and armored vehicles. Due to their heavy armament they are sometimes called helicopter gunships.Weapons used on attack helicopters can include autocannons, machine-guns, rockets, and guided missiles such as the Hellfire. Many attack helicopters are also capable of carrying air to air missiles, though mostly for purposes of self-defense. Today's attack helicopter has two main roles: first, to provide direct and accurate close air support for ground troops, and the second, in the anti-tank role to destroy enemy armor concentrations. Attack helicopters are also used to supplement lighter helicopters in the armed scout role. In combat, an attack helicopter is projected to destroy around 17 times its own production cost before it is destroyed. _Low-speed, fixed wing aircraft like the military version of the Piper J-3 Cub, the L-4 Grasshopper, had been used later in World War II following Operation Overlord by a few U.S. Army artillery spotter units over France, field-outfitted with either two or four bazooka rocket launchers attached to the wing struts,against German armored fighting vehicles. During the summer of 1944, U.S. Army Major Charles Carpenter managed to successfully take on an anti-armor role with his rocket-armed Piper L-4. His L-4, named Rosie the Rocketeer, armed with six bazookas, had a notable anti-armor success during an engagement during the Battle of Arracourt on September 20, 1944, knocking out at least four German armored vehicles, as a pioneering example of taking on heavy enemy armor from a slow-flying aircraft.This role was something that was also likely to be achievable after World War II, from the increasing numbers of post-war military helicopter designs. The only American helicopter in use during the war years, the Sikorsky R-4, was only being used for rescue and were still very much experimental in nature.
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SKU 10000165 Length [mm] 142.73 Width [mm] 99.76 Height [mm] 41 Volume [cm³] 35.14 Area [cm²] 195.49