Scout AH.Mk.1

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Scout AH.Mk.1
General characteristics
2 peopleCrew
2.5 тоннTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
Rolls-Royce Nimbus Mk.101Engine
Speed of destruction
330 km/hStructural
320 km/hGear
Offensive armament
2 x 7.62 mm L8A1 machine gunОрудие 1
500 roundsAmmunition
600 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
4 x AGM-22 missilesSetup 1
390 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png2 800 / 3 788/3 400 / 4 600/1 800 / 2 435Repair
110 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
390 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
1 800 Ge icon.pngAces
× (202) % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
× 4.1 Sl icon.png× 3.2 Sl icon.png× 1.4 Sl icon.png
This page is about the British helicopter Scout AH.Mk.1. For other version, see Wasp HAS.Mk.1.


GarageImage Scout AH.Mk.1.jpg

The Scout AH.Mk.1 is a rank V British helicopter with a battle rating of 8.7 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.91 "Night Vision".

General info

Flight performance

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

Max Speed
(km/h at 1,000 m)
Max altitude
196 186
Max Speed
(km/h at 1,000 m)
Max altitude
 ???  ???

Survivability and armour

The Scout does not fly with any protective armour or bullet-proof glass, which if installed would decrease the Scout's ability to complete its mission. As such, the pilot must take this into account and fly the helicopter accordingly. Bull rushing right into the middle of a battlefield usually ends with disastrous results as without armour, the Scout has nothing but thin metal fuselage coverings to protect the crew and vital equipment. The engine, transmission, main rotor and tail rotors are all exposed to fire from missiles, rockets, cannons and even small calibre machine guns.


Offensive armament

Main article: L8A1 (7.62 mm)

The Scout AH.Mk.1 is armed with:

  • 2 x 7.62 mm L8A1 machine guns, skid-mounted (167 rpg = 501 total)

Suspended armament

Main article: AGM-22

The Scout AH.Mk.1 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • 4 x AGM-22 missiles

Usage in battles

As the engine, transmission, main rotor and tail rotors are all exposed to enemy, the pilot must be aware of their surrounds and work to fight from the enemy vehicles blind spots or weak sides, because a burning and crashed helicopter only pads the enemies' score-count. Pick and choose your battles to preserve the helicopter.


Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Compressor Flak jacket
II Helicopter frame New 7 mm MGs
III Engine Replacing helicopter blades NVD
IV Cover

Pros and cons


  • Light and nimble
  • Small profile


  • Limited weaponry


Development on the Westland Scout began in the late 1950s, however not at the Westland company, but at Saunders-Roe. Saunders-Roe developed their Saro P.531 light utility helicopter, which itself was based on the design of a previous piston-powered helicopter. The Saro P.531 already had several prototypes built and tested by the time the company was acquisitioned by Westland, who in turn, decided to continue development of the P.531.

As a result, in the early 1960s, the Westland Scout was created. The Scout conducted its maiden flight in August 1960 and was well-received with both the British Army and Royal Navy during testing. Following the favorable reception, the helicopter was subsequently ordered into production for the Army as the Scout AH Mk.1.

As work on the Scout steadily progressed, Westland continued developing a navalized version of the vehicle in parallel. The ‘Sea Scout’, as it was initially designated, only featured several minor design differences from the base model, such as a wheeled undercarriage and foldable blades and tail section, along with some other differences. After being reviewed by the Royal Navy, the ‘Wasp’ as it eventually became known, entered service with the Royal Navy in 1963, alongside the Army's Scout.

Both versions of the helicopter took part in combat operations during their service, most notably in Borneo, the Falklands and Northern Ireland. In the end, around 280 machines of both types were built, including export models.

- From Devblog


  • Scout wtwallpaper 001.jpg
  • Scout wtwallpaper 002.jpg
  • Westland Scout WTWallpaper 001.jpg
  • Westland Scout WTWallpaper 002.jpg
  • Westland Scout WTWallpaper 003.jpg
  • Westland Scout WTWallpaper 004.jpg

See also

External links

Britain helicopters
Utility  Scout AH.Mk.1 · Wasp HAS.Mk.1 · Lynx AH.Mk.1 · G-LYNX