UH-72A makes first flight with U.S. Army Mission Equipment Package

The maiden flight of the UH-72A Lakota equipped with the Security and Support Battalion (S&S Battalion) Mission Equipment Package (MEP) occurred in June.

The mission equipment package includes a nose-mounted center line payload with infrared and electro-optical sensors and laser pointer, moving map and touch-screen displays, a video management system, digital video recorder and data downlink system, plus additional avionics and communications equipment.

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