UH-1Y Huey Attack HelicopterA U.S. Marine peers into a UH-1Y Huey with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169 during the initiation of Operation Wild Stallion off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, Sept. 25, 2019. Two AH-1Z Vipers, three UH-1Y Hueys, and two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters from HMLA-169 and Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 initiated the training operation at a live fire range.
They participated in live fire training and a Forward Arming and Refueling Point operation. The purpose of this operation is to simulate delaying enemy forces in the surrounding areas from advancing on the civil nation of Okinawa.
Credit to : U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Ryan Persinger