The AH-1Z Viper is an upgraded version of the AH-1W Super Cobra, incorporating advanced technologies and design enhancements

The Viper features a tandem cockpit, with the gunner seated in the front and the pilot positioned higher and behind, providing excellent visibility for both crew members

The helicopter is equipped with a modern glass cockpit featuring multi-function displays (MFDs) that provide critical flight and mission information to the crew

The Viper incorporates a sophisticated target acquisition and designation system, enhancing its ability to locate and engage targets accurately

It is armed with a 20mm three-barrel Gatling cannon, as well as various guided and unguided rockets, air-to-air missiles, and air-to-surface missiles

The Viper is powered by twin General Electric T700-GE-401C turboshaft engines, providing enhanced power, agility, and high-speed capabilities

It features advanced defensive systems, including radar warning receivers, laser warning systems, and chaff/flare dispensers, enhancing its survivability against threats

The Viper is equipped with night vision technology, enabling operations in low-light conditions and enhancing its combat effectiveness during nighttime missions

The helicopter's aerodynamically optimized fuselage design reduces drag, enhances maneuverability, and contributes to its overall performance

The Viper incorporates built-in diagnostic and health monitoring systems, facilitating proactive maintenance and enabling efficient component replacement and system upgrades