Watch The Marines’ Most Powerful Attack Helicopter In Action

This is a fearsome weapon of mass destruction.

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Since 2005, the U.S. Marine Corps has been using this terrifying display of power to strike fear into enemies’ hearts.

The Bell AH-1Z Viper, nicknamed the “Zulu Cobra,” is by far one of the deadliest weapons in the Marines’ arsenal.

This bad boy can hold up to 18 missiles at one time. It’s also loaded with a gatling cannon and Bell Helicopter’s web page about the chopper indicates the “Zulu is the only attack helicopter in the world with a fully-integrated air-to-air missile capability.” This arsenal is controlled by from a heads-up display crews can view on their helmet face plates. 

Wielding three tons of raw firepower and strength, the Zulu Cobra isn’t something anybody who goes against it would see twice.

h/t Business Insider