Aerospatiale SA.341/342 "Gazelle" attack version?

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Is there any known project for a tandem and/or attack version of the "Gazelle"?
 
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HAH! HAH! HAH! Funny. any real projects?







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The closest thing I know of is the fact they did carry rockets on some.
 

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Not sure what happened to the Blackhawk/Black Hawk thread, but here's the S-71 pic;

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=532.0;attach=8690;image
 

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Like Lynx, Gazelle was intended to carry Air-Strike Swingfire / Hawkswing anti-tank weapon, but was dropped pretty soon after the start of the project.

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Kelly Bushings said:
Like Lynx, Gazelle was intended to carry Air-Strike Swingfire / Hawkswing anti-tank weapon, but was dropped pretty soon after the start of the project.

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Didn't French or some of the French built arav ones carry HOT ?

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The ALAT and other users, such as Iraq, used the SA.342 with
HOT anti tank missiles (SA.342M in french service), fitted with
a roof mounted sight.
(profile from D.Donald "Die Militärflgz.der Welt")
 

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The SOKO licence built Yugoslav version, SA 341H Partizan, was armed with four AT-2 'Swatter' ATGWs and two air-air SA-7 'Grail'. I'm presuming some kind of roof sight was mounted but I've never seen picture of a Gazelle so armed.

Data from 'Air Forces of the World' by Chris Chant, 1990, Brian Todd Publishing
 
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I could'nt find it ether. but I found these intiresting pics:
 

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Snakebite said:
Is there any known project for a tandem and/or attack version of the "Gazelle"?
There are several versions of the Gazelle used for attack:
ALAT uses the 'Gazelle Canon' with a side cannon, and 'Gazelle HOT' with roof-mounted conduite de tir Viviane.
Syria used Gazelle HOT against Tsahal in 1982. (and lost quite few)
Lebanon recently used its ex-UAE Gazelles with gun pods and various appendages against the fatah-al-islam terrs at Nahr-al-Bared.
 

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dont know if it is relevent to this thread but earlier i saw a picture of one of the gazelle prototypes with a wheeled undercarriage. Seeing as most dedicated attack helicopters have wheels then if any dedicated attack gazelles were thought about, then they might use wheels instead of the skids.
 

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