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sábado, 4 de janeiro de 2014

Ov-10 in Action

The North American Rockwell Ov-10 Bronco is a STOL turboprop light attack and observation aircraft. It was develop in th 1960 as a special aircraft for counter - insurgency (COIN) combat, and one of its primary missions was as foward air control (FAC) aircraft. It can carry up to three tons of external armament (plus 4 internal M-60 guns) and fuel for more then three fly hours.

Used by US Air Force, Marine Corps (2º picture) and US Navy (1º picture) in Vietnam and Desert Storm, the plane saw action to with Colombia, Indonesia, Philippines, Venezuela  and Thailand, with the operation in several missions justify the proposal for more modern OV-10X.

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