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June 1, 2004
Improved sensors and integrated night vision systems show helicopter crews a clearer, bigger picture after dark From the 24-hr. battlefield to tense homeland security missions, helicopter night vision systems are essential warfighting and surveillance tools. Advanced image intensifiers, thermal... Read More »
May 1, 2004
With two new procurement programs set to begin and money being parceled out more evenly, the helicopter industry is optimistic about its future with the Army. When the Army scrapped Comanche last February, there was much hand-wringing and gnashing of teeth. Everybody lamented the demise of the... Read More »
April 1, 2004
I am the wife of an Apache Longbow aviator who fought in and around Karbala in Iraq on the fateful night of March 23, 2003, when most of the Apaches involved sustained damage from ground fire. Regardless of the bad press this aircraft and the operation on that night received, we won. My husband is... Read More »
April 1, 2004
The U.S. Army has a new aviation modernization plan: It's back to the future. Indeed, the RAH-66 Comanche is gone, but the AH-64 Apache is very much alive. Ditto the CH-47 Chinook and the UH-60 Black Hawk. And we may not have seen the last of the UH-1 Huey. That old bird may yet have new life... Read More »
March 1, 2004
Is there a specific reason that the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and its pilots are virtually ignored by your magazine, writers and (although I know you probably can t answer) the U.S. Army? For years now, Kiowa pilots have been doing the Army s dirty work while living in the shadow of the glamorous... Read More »
March 1, 2004
Mideast nations are proving to be growing markets for civil , public-service, and paramilitary helicopter applications. The helicopter has Long served primarily as a military aircraft in the Middle East. It is now branching out into more civil and paramilitary uses, ranging from executive... Read More »
January 1, 2003
TWENTY YEARS AFTER AN AVIATION Mission Area Analysis identified the need for a new light helicopter, the U.S. Army still waits for the RAH-66 Comanche. The latest program restructuring delays Comanche s initial operational capability (IOC) until 2009. Yet despite its Cold War origins and the... Read More »
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