IAIO Toufan

Summary

Toufan I, II
بالگرد توفان 2.jpg
Toufan II
Role Attack helicopter
Manufacturer Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO)
First flight May 2010[1]
Status In service
Primary users Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)
Iranian Army (Army Aviation)
Developed from Bell AH-1J International Cobra

The IAIO Toufan or Toophan (Persian: توفان) is series of combat helicopters by the Iran Aviation Industries Organization. Based on the US-built AH-1J SeaCobra, the Toufan has two variants, the Toufan I unveiled in May 2010 and the improved Toufan II unveiled on January 2013.[2]

IAIO Toufan
IAIO Toufan

Design

The aircraft incorporates a new laser system, a rocket-launch digital control system, a multi-display monitor, and a central smart arms management system.[3]

Operators

 Iran

See also

Related development

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration, and era

Related lists

References

  1. ^ Iran Unveils ‘Toofan 2’ Helicopter. uskowioniran.com
  2. ^ "Iran Starts Using New Home-Made Combat Choppers". Fars News Agency. 2 January 2013. Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Iranian Army receives Toufan II attack helicopters". Army Technology. 2013-01-04. Retrieved 2017-09-18.

External links

  • Video of IAIO Toufan