Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Saudi National Guard receives first batch of Boeing AH-6SA Little Bird helicopters

The Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG) has received its first batch of Boeing AH-6SA Little Bird reconnaissance helicopters.

The first batch of new Boeing AH-6SA Little Bird reconnaissance helicopters arrived in Saudi Arabia on 4 June, said the spokesperson of the Ministry of National Guard, Major Mohamad Omari. The reconnaissance helicopters arrived at airbase of 1st Aviation Brig at Khashm Al-Aan.

The AH-6SA is a special attack variant of the MH-6 light helicopter for the Saudi Arabia National Guard.


The AH-6 is a highly capable light attack / armed reconnaissance helicopter specifically designed with superior performance characteristics and flexible, easily configurable mission equipment ideal for Light Attack, Precision Attack, Anti-armor, Close Combat Attacks, Reconnaissance, Security & Escort, Troop Insertion/Extraction, Combat Search & Rescue.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it: patreon.com/defenceblog

Executive Editor

About this Author

Dylan Malyasov
U.S. defense journalist and commentator. Aviation photographer. Dylan leads Defence Blog's coverage of global military news, focusing on engineering and technology across the U.S. defense industry.