It was ordered by the US Army under the Light Observation Helicopter (Loh) programme (hence its nick-name 'Loach'), and designated OH-6A Cayuse.
What does LOACH stand for?
LOACH stands for Light Observation Helicopter (OH-6 Cayuse; Vietnam era aircraft)
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Special operations aviation units flew MH-53s, MH-47s, UH-60s, and light observation helicopters from USS America for more than a month to support Uphold Democracy.