MD Helicopters delivered the first five MD 530F Cayuse Warrior attack helicopters to the Afghan Air Force on Sept. 10. The Mesa, Arizona-based manufacturer completed the deliveries in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Aug. 18, but announced the event a few weeks later. The U.S. Army ordered 30 new MD 530Fs on behalf of the Afghan government in September 2017. It was included in a contracting vehicle that allows the service to add orders for 120 more armed MD 530Fs to U.S. or allied militaries. ...

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