Here’s how flechette rockets are loaded into U.S. Army Kiowa Warriors helicopters

Arming the U.S. Army OH-58 Kiowa

Taken on Feb. 8, 2016 the following interesting pictures show soldiers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) preparing and then loading flechette rockets into OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopters during their aerial gunnery exercise, at Marine Corps Outlying Field Atlantic, N.C. . The rockets come in multiple layers of packaging for preventing damage while in transit as well as avoiding misfires while attached to the ...

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