A/MH-6 Mission Enhancement Little
Conduct and support
short-range, infiltration/exfiltration, resupply operations
in hostile areas, and selected personnel recovery missions;
provide surgical-point and small-area target destruction/neutralization
with provisions for close-air fire support; includes
shipboard, platform, over-water, and urban operations.
530 series commercial helicopter
Gross Weight to 4,700 lbs.
Main and 4-bladed Tail Rotor System
Infrared (FLIR) equipment
Auxiliary fuel tanks
Hellfire, Stinger, 2.75 inch rockets
FY 2000; total of 40 MELBs will be procured
equipment modifications and avionics upgrades planned:
FY 2000 and beyond