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Croatia's OH-58D Kiowa Warrior pilots train

15th May 2019 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The second and third group of pilots in the helicopter squadron of the 93rd Air Base of the Croatian armed forces have undergone advanced training on the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter, the Croatian Ministry of Defence announced on 10 May.

The pilots completed classroom and practical preparations for the full scope of advanced training in Zadar County, including reconnaissance, aerial and ground force protection, offensive operations and target detection and tracking, as well as various situation and threat resolution according to the adopted scenario.

The training was monitored from the ground and air, to ensure that the trainees fully mastered all tactical actions and procedures.

The training closed with live firing conducted in the Training Range Eugen Kvaternik in Slunj, followed by the presentation of certificates of qualification for reconnaissance and fighter pilots of OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters.

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