HELICOPTERS SUPPORT REFORGER
Maneuvers in Germany Prove Value of New Helicopters, Night Vision Gear
NEAR KITZINGEN, WEST GERMANY The U. S. Army is increasingly relying on helicopters to support allied armored forces in the event of war and meet the conventional Warsaw Pact threat in central Europe. The replacement of old helicopter types and use of new technologies such as improved battlefield sensors, night vision systems and command, control and communications are giving the U. S. Army a 24-hr. operational capability needed on a central European battlefield.
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