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U.S. Marine Corps releases video showing AH-1Z’s air-to-air missile capability

U.S. Marine Corps releases video showing AH-1Z’s air-to-air missile capability

Airplanes, Flight Technology
The U.S. Marine Corps has released footage that showing air-to-air missile capability of the AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter. A few months ago, the U.S. Marine Corps demonstrated the power of Viper attack helicopter through exercise “Viper Storm” that was held at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton. The Viper Storm exercise took place in Southern Calif. Dec 11, 2019. The attack helicopters flew from two separate locations – one on the coast and one inland – and struck simulated enemy targets representing peer and near peer threats capable of denying naval and joint forces the freedom of navigation essential to maritime control and enhancing operational-level flexibility. A feature of the exercises was the demonstration of the AH-1Z’s little-known capability to attacking dr...