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A-4K Skyhawk   A-4K Kahu    
Gameicon WRD
A-4K Kahu
WRD Screenshot A-4KKahu 3
Info
Nation Flag ANZAC ANZAC
Class Ground Attack Aircraft
Variant(s) A-4K Skyhawk
Cost 125 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 10
Icon WALB ECM 30%
Icon WRD Air Detection Very Good
Speed 600 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 2000 L
Icon WRD T.O.T. 80 s
Icon WALB Year 1991
Icon WALB Type Marines, Airborne, Mechanized, Armored, Motorized, Support
Icon WALB Prototype No
Weapons
Autocannon Twin Colt Mk. 12 (20mm)
AGM AGM-65G Maverick (IR)

The A-4K Kahu is a ground attack aircraft for the ANZAC that was first introduced in Wargame: Red Dragon.

HistoryEdit

The A-4K Kahu is an improved A-4K Skyhawk, the result of a major upgrade program called PROJECT KAHU for the Royal New Zealand Air Force. The objective of the project was to give the Skyhawk similar capabilities to a modern fighter like the F-16 or F/A-18. The nose was revised to accommodate the Westinghouse APG-66(NZ) radar, and the type received a new Ferranti HUD, glass cockpit, HOTAS control system, new INS, chaff and flare dispensers, and provisions for the AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground missile, Laser-Guided Bombs, and AIM-9L Sidewinder air-to-air missile.

OverviewEdit

The A-4K Kahu is a Ground Attack Aircraft available to ANZAC and BLUFOR decks. The Kahu is largely an improved A-4K Skyhawk with significantly better ECM and two AGM-65G Maverick missiles which are both more powerful and accurate than the AGM-65B carried by the baseline A-4K. The Maverick missiles make the A-4K Kahu ideal for hunting top of the line REDFOR tanks and for spot removal of heavily armored or high priority targets. The Kahu's improved ECM makes the aircraft much more survivable against long range SAMs and AAMs, though a fighter escort is still recommended to deal with enemy aircraft as the A-4K has no air-to-air missile compliment.

WeaponsEdit

Red DragonEdit

Weapons WRD Icon Twin Colt Mk 12 WRD Icon AGM-65G Maverick
Type Autocannon AGM No Weapon
Name Twin Colt Mk.12 AGM-65G Maverick
Caliber 20mm, AoE Infrared HEAT, F&F
Ammo x 200 x 2
Range Ground = 2100 m
Helicopters = 1575 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = 2100 m
Ground = 3325 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 20% 60%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 20% 60%
AP Power 0 30
HE Power 1 0
Icon WALB Suppression 40 150
Rate of fire 1071 r/min 30 r/min

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

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