U.S. Army Operational Test Command, along with pilots and soldiers from the 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, are testing the newest upgrades for the AH64 Apache helicopter.

Air Cavalry soldiers practiced a variety of training exercises over the course of several weeks to put the AH64 Apache version 6 through as many practical tests as possible. Day and night testing included about 38 realistic combat attack, reconnaissance and security missions, which include critical skills such as command leadership, mechanics, fueling, armament and aviation maintenance support.

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