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RAH-66 Comanche

Manufacturer Boeing Helicopter Company and
Sikorsky Aircraft Division (joint venture)
Length 46.78 feet (rotor turning)
Width 39.04 feet (rotor turning)
Height 11.0 feet (overall)
Armament up to
  • 28 Air-to-Air Stinger (ATAS)
  • 14 Hellfire anti-tank missiles
  • 20mm three-barrel turreted gun, 500 rounds
  • 56 2.75 inch Hydra-70 air-to-ground rockets

  • Up to four Hellfire and two Air-to-Air Stinger (ATAS) missiles can be stowed in fully-retractable weapons bays
  • gun can be rotated to a stowed position when not in use

  • Weight Empty 7,765 pounds
    Combat Mission 10,600 pounds
    Mission Equipment
  • Centralized processing architecture with Ada software
  • Target acquisition system with aided-target detection/classification and automatic target tracking;
  • night vision pilotage system, wide field-of-view (35ox52o) helmet-mounted display
  • PropulsionTwo T800 1,440 SHP gas turbine engines
    5-blade main rotor
    Fantail anti-torque
    Crew Two
    Speed 330 km/hr / 172 knots - Dash speed 315 km/hr / 164 knots - Dash speed
    (@ 4,000 feet/95oF / with Longbow)
    310 km/hr / 161 knots - Cruise speed
    Vertical Rate of Climb 500-850 feet per minute
    Range 262 nm Max Range (internal fuel)
    1,260 nm self-deployment range

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