AHS

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T-72AV (TURMS-T) PACK
This page is about the Swedish attack helicopter AHS. For other versions, see AH-64 (Family).
AHS
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GarageImage AHS.jpg
AHS
AB RB SB
10.3 10.7 10.3
Research:390 000 Specs-Card-Exp.png
Purchase:1 010 000 Specs-Card-Lion.png
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Description

The Attack Helicopter System ("attackhelikoptersystem" in Swedish) is a rank VI Swedish attack helicopter with a battle rating of 10.3 (AB/SB) and 10.7 (RB). It was introduced in Update "Wind of Change".

The AHS is an AH-64A that was trialled by Sweden in the 1990s, it is identical in performance to the AH-64A in the US tree.

General info

Flight performance

Max speed
at 1 000 m300 km/h
Max altitude5 400 m
Engine2 х General Electric T700-GE-701
Take-off weight8 t

Describe how the helicopter behaves in the air. Speed, manoeuvrability, acceleration and allowable loads - these are the most important characteristics of the vehicle.

Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 1,000 m)
Max altitude
(metres)
AB RB
Stock ___ ___ 5400
Upgraded ___ ___

Survivability and armour

IRCM
Protects against IR-guided missiles
Crew2 people
Speed of destruction
Structural460 km/h
Gear420 km/h
Armour layout for the AHS
Armour

The AHS uses composite armour (kevlar boron carbide) to protect the crew from shrapnel from behind and below. The only bulletproof window is separating the gunner and pilot.

  • 22 mm bulletproof glass - infront of pilot
  • 20 mm kevlar boron carbide - Seats for gunner and pilot
  • 20 mm kevlar boron carbide - gunners floor and pilot instrument panel

Modifications and economy

Repair costBasic → Reference
AB8 070 → 13 146 Sl icon.png
RB5 340 → 8 698 Sl icon.png
SB4 990 → 8 128 Sl icon.png
Total cost of modifications494 000 Rp icon.png
873 000 Sl icon.png
Talisman cost2 700 Ge icon.png
Crew training290 000 Sl icon.png
Experts1 010 000 Sl icon.png
Aces2 600 Ge icon.png
Research Aces1 010 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
110 / 290 / 340 % Sl icon.png
226 / 226 / 226 % Rp icon.png
Modifications
Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
Mods jet compressor.png
Compressor
Research:
25 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
44 000 Sl icon.png
300 Ge icon.png
Mods jet engine.png
Engine
Research:
31 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
55 000 Sl icon.png
380 Ge icon.png
Mods cd 98 main rotor.png
Replacing helicopter blades
Research:
31 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
55 000 Sl icon.png
380 Ge icon.png
Mods heli flak jacket.png
Flak jacket
Research:
25 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
44 000 Sl icon.png
300 Ge icon.png
Mods heli structure.png
Helicopter frame
Research:
37 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
65 000 Sl icon.png
450 Ge icon.png
Mods thermal sight.png
NVD
Research:
31 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
55 000 Sl icon.png
380 Ge icon.png
Mods armor cover.png
Cover
Research:
53 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
94 000 Sl icon.png
640 Ge icon.png
Mods weapon.png
aden_new_gun
Research:
25 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
44 000 Sl icon.png
300 Ge icon.png
Mods heli false thermal targets.png
Flares/Chaff
Research:
25 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
44 000 Sl icon.png
300 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods atgm heli preset.png
AGM-114
Research:
37 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
65 000 Sl icon.png
450 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 1.png
Mods counterMeasures.png
IRCM
Research:
37 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
65 000 Sl icon.png
450 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods air to air missile.png
RB 74
Research:
31 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
55 000 Sl icon.png
380 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods atgm heli preset.png
AGM-114 2
Research:
53 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
94 000 Sl icon.png
640 Ge icon.png
Mods air to air missile.png
AIM-92 Stinger
Research:
53 000 Rp icon.png
Cost:
94 000 Sl icon.png
640 Ge icon.png

Armaments

Night vision devices
Improves visibility by enhancing natural light or active illumination.
Ballistic Computer
CCIP (Guns) CCIP (Rockets) CCIP (Bombs)
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Offensive armament

Ammunition1 200 rounds
Fire rate625 shots/min
Main article: M230E-1 (30 mm)

The AHS is armed with:

  • A choice between three presets:
    • 1 x 30 mm M230E-1 cannon (1,200 rpg)
    • 1 x 30 mm M230E-1 cannon + 30 x countermeasures
    • 1 x 30 mm M230E-1 cannon + 30 x countermeasures + IRCM

Suspended armament

List of setups (13)
Setup 176 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 28 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
Setup 34 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
38 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 48 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
38 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 516 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
Setup 62 x RB 74 air-to-air missiles
Setup 74 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
Setup 82 x RB 74 air-to-air missiles
38 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 94 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
76 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 104 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
2 x RB 74 air-to-air missiles
Setup 118 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
4 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
Setup 122 x RB 74 air-to-air missiles
8 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles
Setup 134 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
16 x AGM-114B Hellfire air-to-ground missiles

The AHS can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 76 x Hydra-70 M247 rockets
  • 8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles
  • 4 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles + 38 x Hydra-70 M247 rockets
  • 8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles + 38 x Hydra-70 M247 rockets
  • 16 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles
  • 2 x RB 74 missiles
  • 4 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
  • 38 x Hydra-70 M247 rockets + 2 x RB 74 missiles
  • 76 x Hydra-70 M247 rockets + 4 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
  • 4 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles + 2 x RB 74 missiles
  • 8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles + 4 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles
  • 8 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles + 2 x RB 74 missiles
  • 16 x AGM-114B Hellfire missiles + 4 x ATAS (AIM-92) missiles

Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

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Pros:

Cons:

History

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Media

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See also

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  • reference to the series of the helicopter;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links

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  • topic on the official game forum;
  • other literature.


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Fighters  P-26A-33 · P-26A-34 M2 · P-26B-35
Bombers  B-17E · B-17E/L · B-17G-60-VE
  B-29A-BN
Export  P-26A-34 · B-17G
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Helicopters 
Attack  AH-64A · AH-64D
Export / Licensed  AH-64A Peten · AH-64A Peten · ▄WAH-64D · ▅AH-64DJP · AHS
See Also  Tupolev Design Bureau · Westland Helicopters · Fuji Heavy Industries
  For Boeing-built ships, see Boeing Marine Branch

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Attack 
Havoc  Mi-28A
Apache  AHS
Utility 
Alouette  HKP2
Huey  HKP3C
BO 105  HKP9A · HKP9A (FC)