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March 2011 Special Report: Army Aviation

Articles

The commander, command sergeant major and a standardization pilot from Task Force Falcon said that their mission was to conduct full-spectrum aviation operations throughout Regional Command – East during Operation Enduring Freedom 10 in Afghanistan...
The Army’s reliance on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) has steadily increased in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an upcoming exercise will showcase the next step of integration between unmanned systems, manned aircraft and soldiers and sensors...
"I want to know what’s good about Army aviation and what can be improved so we can meet the demands of the commanders and soldiers in the field," the chief of the Army Aviation Branch and the commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of...
The Army’s newest medevac helicopter is seeing action in Iraq with an aviation company from the Vermont Army National Guard. C Company, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment deployed in November with 12 HH-60M helicopters, the latest medical...
When Army National Guard units deploy overseas and take aviation assets with them, it sometimes leaves voids back home, but a National Guard official said CH-47 Chinooks expected to be fielded beginning this month may alleviate some of that concern...
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Army aviation can’t go forward in the future with its current science and technology (S&T) budget, warned Brig. Gen. William T. Crosby, the Army’s aviation program executive officer. With just $107 million to spend for this year, Crosby,...
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"Army aviation exists to support the ground soldier, and this is not a new thing. This is why we exist," the director of the Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Ala., told...
What is it? Full spectrum aviation is the ability to deliver maximum aviation capabilities in the most timely and flexible manner to the warfighter. It provides the Army a balanced ability to deliver the combat, combat support, and combat service...