Finthen Army Airfield, 1971
(Source: Manfred Faber, Germany)
A UH-1B IROQUOIS gunship (nicknamed "Heavy Hog") of "D" Troop, 3rd Squadron, 8th Cavalry at Finthen AAF, April 1971. This aircraft is equipped with the nose grenade launcher (M-5) and 19-round rocket pods on each side. (The nose mounted M-5 Armament Subsystem, Helicopter Grenade Launcher was designed to fire 40mm grenade projectiles at area or point targets.)