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U.S. Army AH-6M Mission Enhanced Little Bird Aerial Gunnery

The AH-6M Mission Enhanced Little Bird(MELB) is a highly modified attack variant of the MD 530F commercial helicopter. It is primarily employed in close air support, HVT raids and armed escort in the United States Army Special Operation Command. All MH-6 helicopters were modernized to MH-6M standard by 2015. The Little Bird variants can be deployed on any transport aircraft. It is also capable of mounting a variety of weapons systems, including both M134D Miniguns and LAU-68D/A rocket pods.