Bell AH-1F Cobra

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Developed from the Huey transport helicopter, the Cobra was the first purpose-built helicopter gunship to enter military service. It was the mainstay of U.S. Army attack aviation from its combat debut in South Vietnam during 1967 until replaced by the AH-64 Apache in the 1980s and `90s.

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12/15/2019 9:00

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Mark Avino

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A20060591000-NASM2018-10341

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