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 OH stand for?
OH stands for Observation Helicopter
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We have 30 other meanings of OH in our Acronym Attic
- Organisatie Groep Zuid (Dutch: Organization Group South; Netherlands)
- Vladikavkaz (Russia)
- Alcohol (functional group)
- Finland (international aircraft code)
- Hospitallers Brothers of St. John of God (religious order)
- Hydroxyl Radical
- Oak Harbor (various locations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
But some, such as the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior observation helicopter, have been discontinued.
The OH-6 observation helicopter from the GSDF's Camp Kisarazu crashed after it hit an AH-1 antitank chopper from the same camp that was en route to take part in a nighttime drill, the agency said.
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.
Last Friday, a Kiowa observation helicopter was shot down near Fallujah, killing its female pilot and wounding another soldier.
Military sources said the observation helicopter from the 82nd Airborne Division made a 'controlled landing'.