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Has a helicopter ever shot down a fighter?

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posted on Sep, 15 2008 @ 10:21 AM
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I know that the Kongsberg group in Norway has been developing Sidewinders for helicopter use, but iwe never heared of it beeing used in combat.




posted on Jun, 4 2011 @ 03:47 AM
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Yes, during the Iran - Irak war, AH-1J Sea Cobra hellicopters shot down a number of jets

07.1983 AH-1J (Iran) - 1 x MiG-21MF (Irak)
27.02.1984 AH-1J (Iran) - 1 x Su-20 (Irak)
3.03.1984 AH-1J (Iran) - 1 x MiG-23MF (Irak)
14.02.1986 AH-1J (Iran) - 1 x MiG-21 (Irak)



posted on Jun, 6 2011 @ 01:51 AM
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lock on air to air missiles stealth helicopters, its possible.



posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 10:43 PM
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the AH-1Z Viper can be equipted with AIM-9 Sidewinders (unsure if they are 9 X-rays though)

Several helicopters around the world can equip air to air missiles.



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