Multi-National Aviation Special Project Office (MASPO)

By PEO AviationSeptember 24, 2020

AH-6i (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Boeing AH-6i

Under current AWR, the Boeing AH-6i is a light attack/reconnaissance helicopter designed primarily for export markets. Consisting of a modernized airframe of the basic MD500 Series helicopter, the AH-6i offers a six-bladed main rotor system and a four-blade tail rotor system, providing performance characteristics, increased maximum gross weight and greater mission flexibility. It is equipped with new features such as increased horsepower, crashworthy seats, multi-functional interior, new wiring and digital cockpit.

The helicopter can be configured for a variety of missions, including troop transport, special operations, and light attack.

AH-6i is an advanced variant of the AH-6M helicopter operated by the U.S. Army Special Operations Forces. The helicopter is intended to provide close air support for land-based forces. It can also serve as an attack platform for destroying enemy tanks, armored vehicles and fortifications.

Huey II
Huey II (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Bell Huey II

The Bell Huey II is an upgraded version of Bell UH-1H multi-mission, medium-lift helicopter, designed and manufactured by Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Textron. The upgrade intends to provide improved performance over the standard version.

The helicopter can be configured for a variety of missions, including troop transport, cargo, search-and-rescue, special operations, disaster response and firefighting. The Huey II has a two-blade, semi-rigid main rotor and a two-blade tail rotor. It is also equipped with a new skid type landing gear.

From law enforcement air support to troop insertion and extraction, the Bell Huey II provides the flexible, economical, high-performance, medium helicopter solution, backed by the best support network in the world.

MD-530F (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

Under current AWR, the MD-530F is an evolution of the fabled OH-6 Cayuse light observation helicopter, known for speed, safety, agility and the ability to operate with ease in confined spaces, the Armed MD-530F Light Scout Attack Helicopter delivers increased operational capabilities, greater mission versatility and superior performance in the execution of a broad range of mission profiles.

Adaptable to support a wide range of training and operational missions, the MD-530F Cayuse Warrior offers a safe and efficient crew environment and mission training skills that will positively transfer to other platforms.

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