The original OH-6 Cayuse helicopter proved its worth during the Vietnam War in the light helicopter role.
GAU-21, Hammering it Home!
"Just a little information for those who think this is wasting tax money. The rounds we fire are alloted to us on a yearly basis for training, we cannot use more rounds than we are given. And, if we fired fewer, or more rounds than alloted, it would not affected the Department of Defenses spending 1 Cent. These bullets are years old, if not older. I pay taxes as well. I believe everyone is entitled to their own opinion however, so if you still think it is a waste of money, feel free." -- .50 cal tail gun on CH-53D helicopter. Rees blasted away a 300 round burst on his last flight.