A UH-1Y Venom taxies into position after conducting night-time cold weather operations at Fort Drum, New York. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing conducted close air support at night with live ordnance to simulate real world operations in a forward position.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mackenzie Gibson)
Cpl. Joshua T. Thimmesh, crew chief of a UH-1Y Huey helicopter assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269, fires a GAU-17/A mini-gun during exercise Northern Strike 17 at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Alpena, Mich. The joint exercise is hosted by the Michigan Air National Guard and emphasizes close air support and joint fire support to enhance combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cody Ohira/Released)
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command and their military working dogs conduct multipurpose canine training utilizing the Special Patrol Insertion and Extraction (SPIE) method with UH-1Y helicopters aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., on August 26, 2014. The Marines train rigging with their Military working dogs utilizing SPIE to rapidly insert and or extract from an area that does not permit a helicopter to land. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Falk/Released)
Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Eddie Myers parachutes from a UH-1Y Venom helicopter during insertion training on Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, June 10, 2015. Myers is a parachute safety officer assigned to Detachment 4th Force Reconnaissance Company. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron S. Richard M Pat Patterson
A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom, AH-1W Super Cobra and a
U.S. Army AH-6 Little Bird
in support of Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) during an offensive air support exercise at Mt. Barrow, Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., April 5, 2016.
U.S. Marines with 1st Force Reconnaissance Company, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force perform a helocast training exercise out of a UH-1Y Venom at Ferguson Lake, near Yuma, Arizona. The exercise is part of Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) 1-16, a seven-week training event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification of unit instructor qualifications to support Marine Aviation Training and Readiness and assists in developing and employing aviation weapons and tactics.
(U.S. Marine Corps photographs by Staff Sergeant Artur Shvartsberg, MAWTS-1 COMCAM, 3 OCT 2015.)
A UH-1Y Venom from Marine Light Helicopter Squadron (MLHA) 367 takes off from Pacific Missile Range Facility during exercise Koa Kai. Koa Kai is a semiannual exercise in the waters surrounding the Hawaiian islands designed to prepare independent deployers in multiple warfare areas and provide training in a multi-ship environment. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mathew J. Diendorf/Released)