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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.

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USA 5 000
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China 1 627
2

Russia 1 360
3

South Korea 766
4

India 726
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Japan 719
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Turkey 621
7

Pakistan 583
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Italy 487
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France 480
10

United Kingdom 439
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Ukraine 390
12

Germany 380
13

Saudi Arabia 324
14

Iran 324
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Poland 283
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Brazil 263
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Egypt 260
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Taiwan 250
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Greece 220
20

Israel 203
21

North Korea 202
22

Australia 187
23

Spain 179
24

United Arab Emirates 169
25

Canada 165
26

Indonesia 164
27

Syria 163
28

Philippines 124
29

Netherlands 99
30

Singapore 84
31

Azerbaijan 75
32

Malaysia 72
33

Austria 70
34

Romania 66
35

Sweden 53
36

Armenia 51
37

Switzerland 45
38

Norway 34
39

Finland 27
40

Hungary 14
41

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