• Short Summary

    One of the most sought-after contracts in Army aviation history was awarded this week to Hughes Tool Company, Culver City, Calif.

  • Description

    One of the most sought-after contracts in Army aviation history was awarded this week to Hughes Tool Company, Culver City, Calif.

    The contract is for 714 highly advanced OH-6A light observation jet helicopters -- and could lead to more than four-thousand of the ships in the next ten years. Hughes OH-6A can carry a five-man fire power team plus pilot, providing swift tactical mobility in combat areas.

    It is the only light helicopter than can lift more than its own weight. A major breakthrough in helicopter design, the highly maneuverable OH-6A is ideal for hide-and-seek jungle warfare -- or hunter-killer operations. And because it is so small yet powerful, this light helicopter...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4HN3MHOAO2HOO6JTWYVEB7DH3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HN3MHOAO2HOO6JTWYVEB7DH3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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