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Boeing upgrades special operations’ unique helicopter | defense-blog.com

Boeing upgrades special operations’ unique helicopter | defense-blog.com

U.S. aerospace giant Boeing is upgrading the fleet of unique helicopters that used for special operations in the United States Army under the Mission Enhanced Little Bird (MELB) program.

The SOF-unique helicopter, called the A/MH-6 Little Bird, is a light attack helicopter developed in close collaboration with SOF operators and combat developers.

The MELB program covers the upgrade of the main components of the A/MH-6 Little Bird helicopter to improve the safety margin, flight controls, and update cockpit. The improved helicopter received new rotor blades, longer tail boom, a new rear gearbox.

Source: Boeing upgrades special operations’ unique helicopter | defense-blog.com

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