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SIEPU, the next US Marines Bell H-1 helicopter upgrade

AMARILLO, Texas – The Bell H-1 platform will receive a Structural Improvement Electrical Power Upgrade (SIEPU) to optimize the aircraft to improve mission capabilities, aircrew safety, and interoperability by increasing the electrical power capacity and support the integration of additional cabin capabilities. The first unit, an AH-1Z Viper, has arrived at Bell Amarillo Assembly Center to Leer másSIEPU, the next US Marines Bell H-1 helicopter upgrade[…]

Marines UH-1Y Venom helicopters in aid to preserve the bighorn sheep

Story by 2nd Lt. Madison Walls, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing ANZA-BORREGO DESERT STATE PARK, California — U.S. Marines with Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLAT) 303 provided aerial support to a multiagency operation in aid to preserve the life of the desert bighorn sheep in southern California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Nov. 3-5, 2023. Leer másMarines UH-1Y Venom helicopters in aid to preserve the bighorn sheep[…]

Bell AH-1Z Viper is revolutionizing the future of attack helicopters

The Bell AH-1Z Viper is the only attack helicopter in the world with fully integrated air-to-air missile (AAM) capabilities. Uniquely equipped with six weapon stations, the Viper can carry a diverse weapons load, ranging from AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, AGM-179 Joint Air-to-Ground Missiles (JAGM), and a variety of laser-guided and conventional rockets. It is also equipped with Leer másBell AH-1Z Viper is revolutionizing the future of attack helicopters[…]

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