PLA WZ-9 combat helicopters

An attack helicopter variant has been fielded by the PLA since the early 1990s as the WZ-9 or Z-9W, with pylons fitted for anti-tank missiles. The latest armed version, the Z-9W, was introduced in 2005 and has night attack capabilities, with an under-nose low-light Television and infrared observing and tracking unit. Z-9W was China’s first anti-armor attack helicopter that turn into operational with PLA Army. It can be armed With HJ-8A wire-guided ATGMs, or 57mm/90mm rocket pods, or 23mm cannons, or TY-90 IR-guided AAMs.


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