Afghan Air Force receives new MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters

The Afghan Air Force has received five new MD-530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters as efforts are underway to boost the fighting capabilities of the Afghan armed forces.

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced today the delivery of the first five (5) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters to the Afghan Air Force in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Delivered in less than 10 months from the September 2017 contract award, the first five aircraft reached Kandahar on August 8, 2018, and were readied for active service in less than 10 days, a statement by MD Helicopters stated.

The statement further added that the aircraft are the first of a new generation of MD 530F Cayuse Warriors with improved systems and equipment.

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