Raytheon will offer the US Army common sensor payload (CSP) for several emerging requirements, including the Bell Helicopter OH-58D
Kiowa Warrior and future manned turboprops operated by the US Air Force.
DynCorp, for example, works on AH-64s and OH-58Ds
in Temple, Texas, near Fort Hood.
soldiers who will replace a similar number of American troops belonging to the OH-58D
battalion, Kim Sung-min, director of the U.
Unfortunately for Sikorsky, the US Army's Aviation Restructuring Initiative (ARI) calls for retirement of the OH-58D
and shelving of the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) programme to replace it.
Army s OH-58D
Kiowa Warrior helicopter fleet based on the Army s future operational and financial priorities, and for the special operations platform.
The move would cut a total of 898 OH-58A/C, OH-58D
and TH-67 helicopters.
UH-60 gets 4, OH-58D
gets 2, CH-47F gets 5, AH-64D gets 2 and the LUH gets 2.
Kiowa Warrior helicopter is an armed reconnaissance chopper capable of carrying AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, Hydra-70 rocket pods, air-to-air Stinger missiles and an M296 12.
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will upgrade the Reconfigurable Collective Training Devices (RCTD) to more closely simulate the Block 2 model of the OH-58D
aircraft and enhance the interoperability between new and existing technologies.
Kiowa Warrior helicopters were on a training mission, Mathews said.
Army's AH-64D Apache attack helicopter, MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system, and OH-58D
Cockpit And Sensor Upgrade (CASUP) Kiowa Warrior armed reconnaissance helicopter; the U.
The new model, the OH-58D
Kiowa Warrior, carries air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles.