Accession Number : ADA435109

Title :   Air Defense with an Attitude: Helicopter v. Helicopter Combat

Descriptive Note : Journal article

Corporate Author : ARMY COMBINED ARMS CENTER FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s) : Grau, Lester W. ; Adams, James H., III

PDF Url : ADA435109

Report Date : FEB 2003

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Helicopters are proliferating among the world's armies. This growing inventory includes armed helicopters equipped with weapons systems suitable for engaging other helicopters in aerial combat. In a major regional conflict, armed helicopters might pose a threat that neither the U.S. Air Force nor U.S. Army is prepared to counter.

Descriptors :   *ATTACK HELICOPTERS, *AIR DEFENSE, *WEAPON SYSTEMS, *AERIAL WARFARE, *GUNSHIPS, COUNTERFORCES(MILITARY), TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT.

Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE