If you didn't have fixed wing aircover and needed to escort in a helicopter assualt it might be. Back in the 80s the US (and probably others) did some testing and an attack helicopter armed with AAMs is surprisingly deadly even against fighter aircraft- provided the fighter doesn't just pick it off from long range that is. WVR with a Cobra with six AIM-9Xs and a HMCS. . .yikes.Firefly said:6 Sidewinders...
Is that even realistic as an operational load?
Look around that same area and you can also find the one for the UH-!Y and EagleEyeXP67_Moonbat said:Found this on Google while looking for the Lockheed Persistor concept (whereabouts still unknown). Thought you guys might like it. Enjoy!
AH-1Z Pocket Guide