Indian Army Aviation Visit US 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment

Chief Warrant Officer Robert Phillips, instructor pilot, 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment familiarizes Maj. DK Chaudhary and Lt. Col. Sanjay Vadhera, India Army Aviation, with the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior in preparation for a demonstration flight at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

Lt. Cols. Sanjay Vadhera, Kapil Agarwal, Maj. DK Chaudhary, and Lt. Col. Dheeraj Sethi, India Army Aviation, discuss helicopter refueling operations with Sgt. 1st Class Apfelbaum, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment as part of the Subject Matter Expert Exchange hosted by the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, July 19-23 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

An India Army Aviation officer and U.S. Army Soldier observe a refueling operation performed on an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior at Fort Wainwright, Alaska as part of the Subject Matter Expert Exchange hosted by the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, July 19-23. The primary missions of this aircraft are armed reconnaissance and attack.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

India Army Aviation officers are briefed on aircraft maintenance procedures by a U.S. Army Soldier as part of the Subject Matter Expert Exchange hosted by the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, July 19-23 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

Lt. Col. Dheeraj Sethi, India Army Aviation, adjusts his pilot’s helmet during a training session in the Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer at Fort Wainwright, Alaska as part of the Subject Matter Expert Exchange hosted by the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, July 19-23. AVCATT is a mobile, transportable, multi-station virtual simulation device designed to support unit collective and combined arms training.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

Maj. DK Chaudhary, flying instructor, Combat Army Aviators Training School in Nasik, India, climbs into an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior prior to a demonstration flight. Planned and coordinated training events were executed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska to further the visitors’ understanding of U.S. Army aviation capabilities.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

Indian Army Aviation officers sit aboard a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Fort Wainwright, Alaska during a demonstration flight as a part of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Subject Matter Expert Exchange held July 19-23. Through cooperative exchange of doctrine and ideas, the participants enhanced each others’ knowledge of operations and cultures with the intent of strengthening the Indo-U.S. relationship between our land forces.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

A U.S. Army Soldier provides an orientation on medical evacuation procedures and equipment to the India Army Aviation officers as part of the Subject Matter Expert Exchange hosted by the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, July 19-23 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.(Army photo by Spc. Reese Von Rogatsz, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs Specialist)

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