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OH-58C/S
OH-58C S
Info
Nation Flag United States United States
Class Anti-Aircraft Helicopter
Cost 40 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 4
Size Very Small
Optics

Poor

Speed 220 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 250 L
Icon WALB Autonomy 480 km
Icon WALB Year 1985
Icon WALB Type Airborne, Motorized, Support
Weapons
SAM FIM-92A Stinger (Infrared)

The OH-58C/S is NATO's only anti-air helicopter in its arsenal in Wargame: European Escalation.

Equipped with a more robust engine, the OH-58C was supposed to solve many issues and concerns regarding the Kiowa's power. In addition to the upgraded engine, the OH-58C had unique IR suppression systems mounted on its turbine exhaust. Early "C" models featured flat-panel windscreens as an attempt to reduce glint from the sun, which could give away the aircraft's location to an enemy. The windscreens had a negative effect of limiting the forward view of the crew, a previous strength of the original design.

The aircraft was also equipped with a larger instrument panel, roughly a third bigger than the OH-58A panel, which held larger flight instruments. The panel was also equipped with Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible cockpit lighting. The lights inside the aircraft are modified to prevent them from interfering with the aircrews' use of NVGs. OH-58C aircraft were also the first U.S. Army scout helicopter to be equipped with the AN/APR-39 radar detector, a system which allowed the crew to know when there were anti-aircraft radar systems in proximity to the aircraft.

The OH-58C/S aircraft were armed with two AIM-92 Stingers, the "S" referring to the Stinger installation. Called Air-To-Air Stinger (ATAS), the weapon system was intended to provide an air defense capability in the field.

WeaponsEdit

Weapons WRD Icon Stinger
Type SAM No Weapon No Weapon
Name FIM-92A Stinger
Caliber Infrared
Ammo x 4
Range Ground = N/A m
Helicopters = 2275 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = 1820 m
Accuracy 50%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 50%
AP Power N/A
HE Power 5
Icon WALB Suppression 200
Rate of fire 20 s r/min

See AlsoEdit

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