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Air Forces - helicopters

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Interactive map of number of helicopters in each country. Supported countries only.

Military helicopters play an integral part in the sea, land and air operations of modern militaries.

A utility military helicopter can fill roles such ground attack, air assault, military logistics, medical evacuation, command and control, and troop transport.
An attack helicopter is an armed helicopter with the primary role of an attack aircraft, with the capability of engaging targets on the ground, such as enemy infantry and armoured fighting vehicles. Weapons used on attack helicopters can include autocannons, machine guns, rockets, and guided anti-tank missiles.
Transport helicopters are used for transporting personnel and cargo in support of military operations.
USA 5 000
1

China 3 358
2

Russia 1 273
3

India 726
4

South Korea 725
5

Japan 719
6

Turkey 621
7

Pakistan 583
8

Italy 487
9

United Kingdom 439
10

Ukraine 390
11

France 383
12

Germany 380
13

Saudi Arabia 324
14

Iran 324
15

Poland 283
16

Brazil 263
17

Egypt 260
18

Greece 220
19

Israel 203
20

North Korea 202
21

Australia 187
22

Spain 179
23

United Arab Emirates 169
24

Canada 165
25

Indonesia 164
26

Syria 163
27

Philippines 124
28

Netherlands 99
29

Singapore 84
30

Azerbaijan 75
31

Malaysia 72
32

Austria 70
33

Romania 66
34

Sweden 53
35

Armenia 51
36

Switzerland 45
37

Norway 34
38

Finland 27
39

Hungary 14
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