Military


AH-1 Cobra

On 07 September 2001, the Army announced a significant acceleration of the Aviation Modernization Plan. This acceleration advances the retirement of aging aircraft and reduces the number of helicopters in the active and Reserve components by 1,000. By the end of 2004, there will no longer be AH-1 Cobra as or UH-1 Hueys in the Army; by that date, the Army's operational helicopter fleet will contain only AH-64 Apaches, UH-60 Black Hawks, CH-47 Chinooks and OH-58 Kiowas.

Army Aircraft Density for FY98 -- FY04
Note: Airframe Density Forcast as of: 05 September 1997
RA = Active Army, NG = National Guard, AR = Army Reserve
Aircraft Installation Unit   RA NG AR   FY 98 FY 99 FY 00 FY 01 FY 02 FY 03 FY 04
AH-1 Wheeler AAF 1-25 Atk Bn   Y       18            
  Knoxville, TN 4-278 ACR   Y     40 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Washington PA 1-104 Atk Bn     Y     24 24 24 24 24 24 24
  Philadelphia, PA 1-104 Cav Sqdn     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  W. Trenton, NJ 1-150 Atk Bn     Y     24 24 24 24 24 24 24
  Edgewood, MD 1-158 Air Recon Sqd     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Cp Dodge, IA 1-113 Aslt Co     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  St Paul, MN 3-134 Atk Bn     Y     24 24 24 24 24 24 24
  Fremont, NE 1-167 Cav Sqdn     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Grand Lodge, MI 1-238 Atk Bn     Y     24 24 24 24 24 24 24
  Kettering, OH 2-107 Cav Sqdn     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Ontario, CA 1-18 Cav Sqdn     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Latham, NY 1-142 Atk Bn     Y     24 24 24 24 24 24 24
  Westfield, NJ 5-117 Cav Sqdn     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Waco, TX 1-124 Cav Sqdn     Y     16 16 16 16 16 16 16
  Marana, AZ West Area Tng Site     Y     35 35 35 35 35 35 35
  CONUS Float Aircraft     Y     33 33 33 33 33 33 33
  CONUS Storage   Y       101 101 101 101 101 101 101
TOTAL AH-1 Helicopters               475 433 433 433 433 433 433



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