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by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 14:33
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

Well 30mm guns on choppers should have atleast 2000m range and choppers aren't that often seen, but transport choppers are everywhere.. However choppers can't support with their gun simply because they have to close in that much that even AA somewhere far away, they still must get into its range to ...
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 02:10
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

I think yall are under a misunderstanding. Hinds in game are barley vulnerable to small arms fire. It takes an obscene number of bullets to down an armored helicopter from small arms. However, saying that armored helicopters irl are immune to small arms is crazy. Nothing is immune to small arms irl...
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 02:03
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

In World War 2 even some heavy tanks could suffer from AT rifle fire, crewmembers could got killed through the slights, light damage could cause mechanical failures, on some tanks even fire could be caused, damaged optics drawning the tank useless, destroyed tracks etc. A tiger is sure more resilent...
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 01:55
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

Wiki: On the night of 1 March 1998, during the fighting against Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) forces during the Kosovo War, a Serbian Special Operations Unit (JSO) landed in the village of Prekaz. One of its Mi-24V was hit by small arms fire and made an emergency landing
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 01:30
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

So you expect now the shadow of your E-penis to dim his arguments..


(Just increase the gunrange so they don't get into small arms fire that often)
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 01:14
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

They aren't, the rotors are made of heavy armour 8-)
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 01:08
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

Gunrange... Gunrange.. Gunrange.. The resilence is fine.. Gunrange is not..
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 01:01
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

According to other sources 300 helicopters were lost.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_So ... fghanistan
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 00:50
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

You should read my post aswell, Hinds can't be protected from 50cals when they got shot down by assault rifles & machineguns in afghanistan.

More (ground) range for helicopter guns would solve this in a much better way..
by mrl0ve
Wed 9 Oct 2013 00:46
Forum: Wargame : AirLand Battle
Topic: helicopter armor
Replies: 134
Views: 8798

Re: helicopter armor

I think too that armored helos are too easy to kill with small arms fire, but it shouldn't be impossible, in Soviet-Afghan war it was often reported that even the sturdy Hinds got downed by small arms fire.. I would love to support my troops with the Helocannon/gatling, but the problem isn't the res...

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