Originally Posted by furryforest
What's mounted on the nose of the Huey?
Hi furryforest Its a large Machine Gun.
The US Army purchased Huey 64-13978 in March 1965, it was first operated in Vietnam by the 335th 'Cowboys' AHC (Assault Helicopter Company) before being assigned to the 128th
'Gunslingers' in 1968 64-13978 was referred to as a 'Heavy Hog' because it had an optional weapons configuration that included two 24-round rocket packs and an M-75 40mm
grenade-launcher carrying 150 grenades This UH-1B was shot down and destroyed in May 1969 without loss of life.