Aerial Gun Shoot from a UH-1Y

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Marines with Marine Light Attack Training Squadron 303 provide close air support from a UH-1Y Huey helicopter during a training exercise northeast of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz., Feb. 12, 2013. The crew of the UH-1Y fire the GAU-21 .50 caliber machine gun and an M134 minigun at simulated targets in the California desert.

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  1. 30837084
    30837084 Jun 23, 2013

    It does not look like a comfortable position to have to squat that entire time. My legs would fall asleep.

  2. 2891985
    2891985 Jun 25, 2013

    Cool so what class was that at MAWTS-1 ? IYAOYAS the weapons and the rockets worked, but I'm not to sure about where they where shooting.

  3. Sandhills7
    Sandhills7 Jun 25, 2013

    USAF should add this as well to their Huey's - given the utmost security that should be given to security of Nuclear weapons. Not a bad idea to have it as part of universal AirBase Defense strategy. Marines got it (depot is run by USMC) it would not require additional R/D testing by USAF. Makes it won't happen...

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