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W-3W Sokół
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Info
Nation Flag Poland Poland
Class Anti-aircraft Helicopter
Cost 70 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 6
Size Small
Optics

Medium

Speed 260 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 1720 L
Icon WALB Autonomy 750 km
Icon WALB Year 1985
Icon WALB Type Airborne, Motorized
Weapons
Twin Autocannon GSz-23 (23mm)
Rocket Pod S-80FP (80mm)
SAM(AAM?) Igla (Infrared)

The W-3 Sokół is a Polish attack helicopter.

In Wargame: AirLand Battle, the W-3 Sokół is classified as a prototype attack helicopter, armed with modern twin 23mm autocannons, two rocket pods and four Strela-3 or Igla anti-aircraft missiles.

HistoryEdit

Planned as a joint Soviet-Polish program, the W-3's development started as far back as 1970. However, the USSR soon reduce their commitment to the project, leaving Poland to lead the project from 1976.

Inspired by the Mil Mi-2, designed in USSR but produced in Poland since the 60's, a brand new design was drafted by Polish engineer. A first prototype is tested in late 1979, with four others in the following years, while USSR definitely leaves the project in 1980.

In 1985, the W-3 Sokół ("Falcon", hence the winged hussars) is finally accepted into service in Poland and production slowly starts.

WeaponsEdit

Red DragonEdit

Weapons WRD Icon GSz-23 WRD Icon S-80FP WRD Icon Igla
Type Twin Autocannon Rocket Pod SAM(AAM?)
Name GSz-23 S-80FP Igla
Caliber [KE] [AoE]
23mm
[AoE]
80mm
[AoE] [F&F]
Infrared
Ammo x 450 x 20 x 4
Range Ground = 1575 m
Helicopters = 1575 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = 2100 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Ground = N/A m
Helicopters = 2450 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = 1960 m
Accuracy 15% 20% 55%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 5% 10% 55%
AP Power 2 N/A N/A
HE Power 1 2 4
Icon WALB Suppression 53 184 160
Rate of fire 1499 r/min 88 r/min 20s r/min

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

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