Army Aviation

Today’s Changing Threat Environment

1510 test flightBy COL Thomas E. Reinkober

Despite the euphoria surrounding the demise of the Soviet Union, the misplaced confidence in a peaceful world was clearly evident with Saddam’s invasion of Kuwait; fueling apprehension in the oil markets, while at the same time underscoring the reality which exists in the international community. In this environment of the changing nature of a tumultuous world, Army Aviation must remain at the forefront of training and equipment to be ready to defend this Nation’s interests.