The original OH-6 Cayuse helicopter proved its worth during the Vietnam War in the light helicopter role.
New Longbow Apache Night Gunnery
The 1/183rd AVN BN of the Idaho Army National Guard based at Gowen Field in Boise, ID conducts night gunnery and training operations at the Orchard Combat training Center with the Apache "Longbow" AH-64D helicopter. This was some of the first live fire gunnery that the battalion has performed with the new Longbow model. Soundbite from Chief Warrant Officer Shane McKenna